Capoterra

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Capoterra
Comune
Comune di Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Coat of arms of Capoterra
Coat of arms
Capoterra is located in Italy
Capoterra
Capoterra
Location of Capoterra in Italy
Coordinates: 39°10′28″N 8°58′16″E / 39.17444°N 8.97111°E / 39.17444; 8.97111
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Cagliari
Frazioni Poggio dei Pini, La Maddalena, Frutti D'oro, Torre degli Ulivi, Su Spantu, Rio S.Girolamo, Rio Santa Lucia
Government
 • Mayor Francesco Dessì
Area
 • Total 68.25 km2 (26.35 sq mi)
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
 • Total 24,017
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Demonym Capoterresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09012
Dialing code 070
Patron saint Sant'Efisio
Website Official website

Capoterra, Cabuderra in Sardinian language from Latin "Caput Terrae", is a town and comune in the province of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. At 2011 national census it had 23,255 inhabitants and is part of the Cagliari metropolitan area.

It is located on the western arm of the Golfo degli Angeli, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Cagliari. Economy is mostly based on agriculture, although the tourism sector grew notably in the past decades.

Twin towns[edit]

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Capoterra at Wikimedia Commons
18th century coast defence tower of Su Loi