Province of Cagliari

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Province of Cagliari
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Cagliari in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Cagliari in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sardinia
Capital(s) Cagliari
Comuni 71
Government
 • President Angela Quaquero
(ad interim)
Area
 • Total 4,570 km2 (1,760 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 551,053
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09010-09033, 09035-09049, 09090, 09100
Telephone prefix 070, 0781, 0783
Vehicle registration CA
ISTAT 092

Cagliari (Italian: Provincia di Cagliari; Sardinian: Provìncia de Casteddu) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia in Italy. Its capital is the city of Cagliari.

It has an area of 4,470 square kilometres (1,730 sq mi), and a total population of 543,310 (2001). There are 71 comuni (singular: comune) in the province [1].

Geography[edit]

The valley of Piscinamanna is in the province.

Major comuni[edit]

As of June 30, 2005, the major comuni by population are:

Comune Population
Cagliari 160,886
Quartu Sant'Elena 70,020
Selargius 28,682
Assemini 25,531
Capoterra 22,620
Monserrato 20,809
Sestu 17,413
Sinnai 16,043
Quartucciu 11,503
Elmas 8,533
Dolianova 8,280
Decimomannu 7,079
San Sperate 7,037
Villasor 7,022
Maracalagonis 7,000
Pula 6,959
Uta 6,928
Settimo San Pietro 6,098
Sarroch 5,275

Politics[edit]

The Democratic Party (Italian: Partito Democratico, PD) is a social-democratic political party in Italy, with The People of Freedom (Italian: Il Popolo della Libertà, PdL), it is one of the two major parties of the current Italian party system.

Cagliari Provincial Election Results June 2010
Name Party 1st Preference Votes  % 2nd Preference Votes  %
Graziano Milia PD 71.969 33,8 61.785 52,4
Giuseppe Farris PdL 99.053 46,5 56.074 47,6

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Coordinates: 39°13′09″N 9°07′02″E / 39.2192°N 9.11722°E / 39.2192; 9.11722