Elmas

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Elmas
Comune
Comune di Elmas
Church of St. Catherina of Alexandria
Church of St. Catherina of Alexandria
Coat of arms of Elmas
Coat of arms
Elmas is located in Italy
Elmas
Elmas
Location of Elmas in Italy
Coordinates: 39°16′N 9°3′E / 39.267°N 9.050°E / 39.267; 9.050
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Cagliari (CA)
Government
 • Mayor Valter Piscedda
Area
 • Total 13.7 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (30 November 2010[1])
 • Total 9,109
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Masesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09030
Dialing code 070
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day 20 January
Website Official website

Elmas, Su Masu in Sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) of the Cagliari metropolitan area in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region of Sardinia, located about 8 km northwest of Cagliari.

Until 1989 Elmas was a district of Cagliari. It is best known locally as the location for the airport which serves Cagliari, some 7 km to the east to the town. According to 2011 census, it has 8,949 inhabitants.

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  1. ^ Data from Istat

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