Province of South Sardinia

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Province of South Sardinia
The provisional seat.
The provisional seat.
Map highlighting the location of the province of South Sardinia in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of South Sardinia in Italy
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Capital(s)Carbonia (provisional)
 • Extraordinary administratorMario Mossa
 • Total6,530 km2 (2,520 sq mi)
 (31 July 2017)
 • Total354,554
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Telephone prefix070, 0781, 0782

The Province of South Sardinia (Italian: Provincia del Sud Sardegna) is an Italian province of Sardinia instituted on 4 February 2016. It includes the suppressed provinces of Carbonia-Iglesias and Medio Campidano, great part of the old Province of Cagliari (without the 17 municipalities of the new Metropolitan City), and two other municipalities.[1]


South Sardinia was instituted as a result of the reform law provinces in Sardinia (Regional Law 2/2016).[1] Once activated will include great part of the geographic region of Campidano, the Sarrabus-Gerrei, the Trexenta and the Sulcis-Iglesiente. The provincial capital will be determined by the first provincial council, as well as the institution's statute.




List of Presidents of the Province of South Sardinia[edit]

  President Term start Term end Party
Giorgio Sanna 4 February 2016 1 January 2018 Special Commissioner
Mario Mossa 1 January 2018 Incumbent Special Commissioner


Coordinates: 39°09′00″N 8°31′00″E / 39.1500°N 8.5167°E / 39.1500; 8.5167