Capoterra

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Capoterra

Cabuderra
Comune di Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Panorama of Capoterra
Coat of arms of Capoterra
Coat of arms
Location of Capoterra
Capoterra is located in Italy
Capoterra
Capoterra
Location of Capoterra in Sardinia
Capoterra is located in Sardinia
Capoterra
Capoterra
Capoterra (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°10′28″N 8°58′16″E / 39.17444°N 8.97111°E / 39.17444; 8.97111
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
Metropolitan cityCagliari (CA)
FrazioniPoggio dei Pini, La Maddalena, Frutti D'oro, Torre degli Ulivi, Su Spantu, Rio S.Girolamo, Rio Santa Lucia
Government
 • MayorFrancesco Dessì
Area
 • Total68.49 km2 (26.44 sq mi)
Elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total23,583
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capoterresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09012
Dialing code070
Patron saintSant'Efisio
WebsiteOfficial 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.

Twin towns[edit]

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External links[edit]

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


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.