HOME
The Info List - Arborea



--- Advertisement ---


(i) (i) (i)

ARBOREA is a town and comune in the province of Oristano , Sardinia , Italy
Italy
, whose economy is largely based on agriculture, with production of vegetables, rice and fruit.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Name * 3 Twin towns * 4 References * 5 External links

HISTORY

Arborea
Arborea
was built by the fascist government of Italy
Italy
in the 1920s, after the draining of the marshes which covered the area. The village was populated by families, mostly composed of peasants , who came from the regions of Veneto
Veneto
and Friuli
Friuli
in north-eastern Italy
Italy
.

NAME

Arborea
Arborea
is named for and lies within the medieval Giudicato of Arborea
Arborea
, which had its capital, at various periods, in nearby Tharros and Oristano . The town was originally named VILLAGGIO MUSSOLINI (with which it was inaugurated on October 29, 1928), by the fascist government. Less than two years later, the name was revised to MUSSOLINIA DI SARDEGNA ("Mussolinia of Sardinia", to distinguish the town from Mussolinia di Sicilia, now Santo Pietro in the commune of Caltagirone , Province of Catania ). The current name was adopted after World War II
World War II
.

TWIN TOWNS

* Mortegliano , Italy
Italy
* Sermoneta , Italy
Italy
* Zevio
Zevio
, Italy
Italy
* Villorba
Villorba
, Italy
Italy

REFERENCES

* ^ voce "Arborea" da F.C. Casula, Dizionario Storico Sardo, Carlo Delfino Editore, 2001,

.