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TEMPIO PAUSANIA

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 591 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TEMPIO PAUSANIA, a town of Sardinia, in the province of Sassari, from which town it is 52 M. E.N.E. by road. It is also reached by rail by a branch line (25 m.) N.W. from the main line from Terranova to Cagliari, leaving the latter at Monti, 14 m. S.W. of Terranova. Pop. (1901) 6511 (town), 14,573 (commune). It lies in a mountainous district 1856 ft. above sea-level, to the N.N.W. of the Monte Limbara. It is the chief town of the Gallura, and has been an episcopal see since the 19th century (with Ampurias). The cathedral is a modern building. The district is agricultural and pastoral. The costumes are picturesque, especially those of the women. For the name Pausania see TERRANOVA PAUSANIA.
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