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Comune di Piscinas
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Piscinas
Coat of arms
Piscinas is located in Sardinia
Location of Piscinas in Sardinia
Coordinates: 39°5′N 8°40′E / 39.083°N 8.667°E / 39.083; 8.667Coordinates: 39°5′N 8°40′E / 39.083°N 8.667°E / 39.083; 8.667
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Carbonia-Iglesias (CI)
 • Mayor Mariano Cogotti
 • Total 14.0 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Population (Apr. 2011[1])
 • Total 900
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09010
Dialing code 0781

Piscinas is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Carbonia-Iglesias in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Cagliari and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Carbonia, in the Sulcis-Iglesiente traditional subregion. Piscinas is famous for its dunes. They are the tallest dunes in Europe with the most beautiful beaches of this zone of the Sardinia called Costa Verde (The Green Coast) located in the southwest of island. Piscinas borders the following municipalities: Giba, Masainas, Santadi, Teulada, Tratalias, Villaperuccio.


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