Province of Oristano

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Province of Oristano
Province
Coat of arms of Province of Oristano
Coat of arms
Map highlighting the location of the province of Oristano in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Oristano in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Sardinia
Capital(s) Oristano
Comuni 88
Government
 • President Massimiliano de Seneen
Area
 • Total 3,040 km2 (1,170 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 167,971
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09020, 09070-09086, 09088-09099, 09170
Telephone prefix 0758, 0783, 0785, 0885
Vehicle registration OR
ISTAT 095

Oristano (Italian: Provincia di Oristano, Sardinian: Provìntzia de Aristanis) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia in Italy. Its capital is the city of Oristano. It occupies roughly the same area as the medieval Giudicato of Arborea.

It has an area of 3,040 km², and a total population of 167,971 (2001). There are 88 municipalities (comuni) in the province [1]). As of June 2005, the main communes by population are:

Commune Population
Oristano 32,821
Terralba 10,309
Cabras 8,860
Marrubiu 5,023
Ghilarza 4,629
Mogoro 4,623
Santa Giusta 4,622
Arborea 3,992
Samugheo 3,407
Uras 3,081

Politics[edit]

Oristano Provincial Election Results June 2010
Name Party 1st Preference Votes  %
Massimiliano de Seneen PdL 51.100 59,7
Gian Mario Tendas PD 25.409 29,7
Province of Oristano

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Coordinates: 39°54′N 8°35′E / 39.900°N 8.583°E / 39.900; 8.583