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Comune di Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Coat of arms of Capoterra
Coat of arms
Capoterra is located in Sardinia
Location of Capoterra in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°10′28″N 8°58′16″E / 39.17444°N 8.97111°E / 39.17444; 8.97111
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Metropolitan city Cagliari (CA)
 • Mayor Francesco Dessì
 • Total 68.25 km2 (26.35 sq mi)
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
 • Total 24,017
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Capoterresi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 09012
Dialing code 070
Patron saint Sant'Efisio
Website Official website

Capoterra (Cabuderra in Sardinian; from Latin Caput Terrae, "head of the Earth") is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. At 2011 national census it had 24,017 inhabitants and is part of the Cagliari metropolitan area.

It is located on the western arm of the Golfo degli Angeli, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Cagliari. Economy is mostly based on services, although the tourism sector grew notably in the past decades.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Capoterra at Wikimedia Commons
18th century coast defence tower of Su Loi