Bortigali (Sardinian: Bortigale) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) north of Cagliari and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Nuoro. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,502 and an area of 67.4 square kilometres (26.0 sq mi).The municipality of Bortigali contains the frazione (subdivision) Mulargia.Bortigali borders the following municipalities: Birori, Bolotana, Dualchi, Macomer, Silanus.Demographic evolutionClimateReferences^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Bortigali, Italy". Weatherbase. 2011. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.