Guspini

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Guspini
Comune
Comune di Guspini
Guspini visto da Arbus.jpg
Coat of arms of Guspini
Coat of arms
Guspini is located in Italy
Guspini
Guspini
Location of Guspini in Italy
Coordinates: 39°32′N 8°38′E / 39.533°N 8.633°E / 39.533; 8.633
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Medio Campidano (VS)
Frazioni Montevecchio, Sa Zeppara
Government
 • Mayor Rossella Pinna
Area
 • Total 174.73 km2 (67.46 sq mi)
Elevation 126 m (413 ft)
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 12,465
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Guspinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09036
Dialing code 070
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Myra
Saint day December 6
Website Official website

Guspini, Gùspini in sardinian language, is a town and comune of about 13,000 inhabitants in west Sardinia (Italy), in the province of Medio Campidano. It is 62 kilometres (39 mi) from the capital Cagliari and 14.6 kilometres (9.1 mi) from the railway station at San Gavino Monreale.

Close to Guspini, at the mines of Montevecchio and Gennamari, galena and sphalerite were extracted in the past. Today the people at Guspini are concentrated on agriculture, on tourism and on smaller to middle enterprises. Close to Guspini are some well-built nuraghes and the Phoenician-Punic archaeological site of Neapolis.

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