Guspini

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Guspini

Gùspini
Comune di Guspini
Guspini visto da Arbus.jpg
Coat of arms of Guspini
Coat of arms
Location of Guspini
Guspini is located in Italy
Guspini
Guspini
Location of Guspini in Sardinia
Guspini is located in Sardinia
Guspini
Guspini
Guspini (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°32′N 8°38′E / 39.533°N 8.633°E / 39.533; 8.633
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceSouth Sardinia
FrazioniMontevecchio, Sa Zeppara
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe De Fanti
Area
 • Total174.67 km2 (67.44 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total11,725
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Guspinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09036
Dialing code070
Patron saintSt. Nicholas of Myra
Saint dayDecember 6
WebsiteOfficial website

Guspini (Gùspini in Sardinian) is a town and comune of about 12,000 inhabitants in west Sardinia (Italy), in the province of South Sardinia. It is 62 kilometres (39 mi) from the capital Cagliari and 14.6 kilometres (9.1 mi) from the railway station at San Gavino Monreale.

Close to Guspini, at the mines of Montevecchio and Gennamari, galena and sphalerite were extracted in the past. Today the people at Guspini are concentrated on agriculture, on tourism and on smaller to middle enterprises. Close to Guspini are some well-built nuraghes and the Phoenician-Punic archaeological site of Neapolis.

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  1. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.