|Comune di Mamoiada|
|Traditional carnival costume
Traditional carnival costume
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Nuoro (NU)|
|• Mayor||Graziano Deiana|
|• Total||49.0 km2 (18.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||650 m (2,130 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Mamoiada (Sardinian: Mamujada) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of Cagliari and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,582 and an area of 49.0 square kilometres (18.9 sq mi).
The town is known for its traditional carnival costumes, including distinctive masks worn by the mamuthones and issohadores. The local museum houses some masks also from other part of Sardinia and Europe.
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