Province of Carbonia-Iglesias

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Province of Carbonia-Iglesias
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Carbonia-Iglesias in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Carbonia-Iglesias in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sardinia
Capital(s) Carbonia and Iglesias
Comuni 23
Government
 • President Salvatore Cherchi
Area
 • Total 1,495 km2 (577 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 131,890
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 0781
Vehicle registration CI
ISTAT 107
Province of Carbonia-Iglesias

Carbonia-Iglesias (Italian: Provincia di Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinian: Provìntzia de Carbònia-Igrèsias) is a province in the autonomous region of Sardinia, Italy which includes the historical region of Sulcis-Iglesiente, the southwestern part of Sardinia.

Overview[edit]

The largest municipalities of the province are the two co-capitals, Carbonia (pop. 30,447 in 2001 census), and Iglesias (28,170). Another important comune is Sant'Antioco (11,730), located on the small island of the same name.

Politics[edit]

Carbonia-Iglesias Provincial Election Results June 2010
Name Party 1st Preference Votes  %
Salvatore Cerchi PD 33.287 50,4
Giuseppe Madeddu PdL 29.899 45,2

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Coordinates: 39°09′00″N 8°31′00″E / 39.1500°N 8.5167°E / 39.1500; 8.5167