Province of Cagliari

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Province of Cagliari
Map highlighting the location of the province of Cagliari in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Cagliari in Italy
Country Italy
RegionSardinia
Capital(s)Cagliari
Comuni71
Government
 • PresidentAngela Quaquero
(ad interim)
Area
 • Total4,570 km2 (1,760 sq mi)
Population
(2001)
 • Total551,053
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09010-09033, 09035-09049, 09090, 09100
Telephone prefix070, 0781, 0783
Vehicle registrationCA
ISTAT092

Cagliari (Italian: Provincia di Cagliari; Sardinian: Provìncia de Casteddu) was a province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia in Italy and its capital city was Cagliari.

It had an area of 4,470 square kilometres (1,730 sq mi), and a total population of 543,310 (2001). There were 71 comuni (singular: comune) in the province [1].

The historical province was suppressed by the 2016 Regional Decree Province of Cagliari and replaced by the Metropolitan City of Cagliari.

Geography[edit]

The valley of Piscinamanna is in the province.

Major comuni[edit]

As of June 30, 2005, the major comuni by population was:

Comune Population
Cagliari 160,886
Quartu Sant'Elena 70,020
Selargius 28,682
Assemini 25,531
Capoterra 22,620
Monserrato 20,809
Sestu 17,413
Sinnai 16,043
Quartucciu 11,503
Elmas 8,533
Dolianova 8,280
Decimomannu 7,079
San Sperate 7,037
Villasor 7,022
Maracalagonis 7,000
Pula 6,959
Uta 6,928
Settimo San Pietro 6,098
Sarroch 5,275

Government[edit]

List of Presidents of the Province of Cagliari[edit]

  President Term start Term end Party
Alberto Palmas 1975 1982 Italian Communist Party
Giuseppe Putzolu 1982 1985 Italian Communist Party
Federico Baroschi 1985 1988 Italian Socialist Party
Walter Piludu 1988 1990 Italian Communist Party
Francesco Floris 1990 1993 Christian Democracy
Eliseo Secci 1993 1994 Christian Democracy
Cecilia Contu 1994 1995 Sardinian Action Party
Nicola Scano 1995 2000 Democratic Party of the Left
Democrats of the Left
Sandro Balletto 2000 2005 Forza Italia
Graziano Milia 2005 2010 Democrats of the Left
Democratic Party
2010 2011
Angela Quaquero 2011 2013 Deputy President
Pietro Cadau 2013 2014 Special Commissioner
Franco Sardi 2014 2016 Special Commissioner

Provincial elections[edit]

The Democratic Party (Italian: Partito Democratico, PD) is a social-democratic political party in Italy, with The People of Freedom (Italian: Il Popolo della Libertà, PdL), it is one of the two major parties of the current Italian party system.

Cagliari Provincial Election Results June 2010
Name Party 1st Preference Votes % 2nd Preference Votes %
Graziano Milia PD 71.969 33,8 61.785 52,4
Giuseppe Farris PdL 99.053 46,5 56.074 47,6

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°13′09″N 9°07′02″E / 39.2192°N 9.11722°E / 39.2192; 9.11722