Santa Maria Coghinas

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Santa Maria Coghinas
Comune
Comune di Santa Maria Coghinas
Romanesque-Gothic church of Madonna delle Grazie.
Romanesque-Gothic church of Madonna delle Grazie.
Santa Maria Coghinas is located in Sardinia
Santa Maria Coghinas
Santa Maria Coghinas
Location of Santa Maria Coghinas in Sardinia
Coordinates: 40°54′N 8°52′E / 40.900°N 8.867°E / 40.900; 8.867
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province Sassari (SS)
Frazioni Buroni, La Scalitta, Longareddu, Isolana, La Multa Bianca
Government
 • Mayor Giovanna Bartolomea Oggiano
Area
 • Total 22.0 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 1,430
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym Coghinesi or Cozinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 07030
Dialing code 079

Santa Maria Coghinas (Gallurese: Cuzina, Sardinian: Cuzina) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 190 kilometres (120 mi) north of Cagliari and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Sassari, in the Anglona traditional region, on the banks of Coghinas river.

Santa Maria Coghinas borders the following municipalities: Bortigiadas, Bulzi, Perfugas, Sedini, Valledoria, Viddalba. It is known since the early 11th century as part of the giudicato of Torres. It is an autonomous commune since 1983.

Sights include the Doria castle and the Romanesque-Gothic church of Madonna delle Grazie.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.