Cagliari

  • cagliari

    casteddu  (sardinian)
    comune
    comune di cagliari
    from top left: st. anne's church, view of the port, bastione of saint remy, statue of king charles felix of sardinia and cala fighera
    from top left: st. anne's church, view of the port, bastione of saint remy, statue of king charles felix of sardinia and cala fighera
    flag of cagliari
    flag
    coat of arms of cagliari
    coat of arms
    location of cagliari
    cagliari is located in italy
    cagliari
    cagliari
    location of cagliari in italy
    cagliari is located in sardinia
    cagliari
    cagliari
    cagliari (sardinia)
    coordinates: 39°13′40″n 09°06′40″e / 39°13′40″n 09°06′40″e / 39.22778; 9.11111

    cagliari (i/, also uk: i/, us: i/,[4][5][6][7] italian: [ˈkaʎʎari] (about this soundlisten); sardinian: casteddu [kasˈteɖːu];[a] latin: caralis) is an italian municipality and the capital of the island of sardinia, an autonomous region of italy.[8] cagliari's sardinian name casteddu literally means castle. it has about 155,000 inhabitants,[9] while its metropolitan city (including cagliari and 16 other nearby municipalities) has more than 431,000 inhabitants. according to eurostat, the population of the functional urban area, the commuting zone of cagliari, rises to 476,975.[10] cagliari is the 26th largest city in italy and the largest city on the island of sardinia.

    an ancient city with a long history, cagliari has seen the rule of several civilisations. under the buildings of the modern city there is a continuous stratification attesting to human settlement over the course of some five thousand years, from the neolithic to today. historical sites include the prehistoric domus de janas, very damaged by cave activity, a large carthaginian era necropolis, a roman era amphitheatre, a byzantine basilica, three pisan-era towers and a strong system of fortification that made the town the core of spanish habsburg imperial power in the western mediterranean sea. its natural resources have always been its sheltered harbour, the often powerfully fortified hill of castel di castro, the modern casteddu, the salt from its lagoons, and, from the hinterland, wheat from the campidano plain and silver and other ores from the iglesiente mines.

    cagliari was the capital of the kingdom of sardinia from 1324 to 1848, when turin became the formal capital of the kingdom (which in 1861 became the kingdom of italy). today the city is a regional cultural, educational, political and artistic centre, known for its diverse art nouveau architecture and several monuments.[11] it is also sardinia's economic and industrial hub, having one of the biggest ports in the mediterranean sea, an international airport, and the 106th highest income level in italy (among 8,092 comuni), comparable to that of several northern italian cities.[12]

    it is also the seat of the university of cagliari,[13] founded in 1607, and of the primate roman catholic archdiocese of sardinia,[14][15] since the 5th century ad.

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Cagliari

Casteddu  (Sardinian)
Comune di Cagliari
from top left: St. Anne's Church, view of the port, Bastione of Saint Remy, statue of King Charles Felix of Sardinia and Cala Fighera
from top left: St. Anne's Church, view of the port, Bastione of Saint Remy, statue of King Charles Felix of Sardinia and Cala Fighera
Flag of Cagliari
Flag
Coat of arms of Cagliari
Coat of arms
Location of Cagliari
Cagliari is located in Italy
Cagliari
Cagliari
Location of Cagliari in Italy
Cagliari is located in Sardinia
Cagliari
Cagliari
Cagliari (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°13′40″N 09°06′40″E / 39°13′40″N 09°06′40″E / 39.22778; 9.11111

Cagliari (i/, also UK: i/, US: i/,[4][5][6][7] Italian: [ˈkaʎʎari] (About this soundlisten); Sardinian: Casteddu [kasˈteɖːu];[a] Latin: Caralis) is an Italian municipality and the capital of the island of Sardinia, an autonomous region of Italy.[8] Cagliari's Sardinian name Casteddu literally means castle. It has about 155,000 inhabitants,[9] while its metropolitan city (including Cagliari and 16 other nearby municipalities) has more than 431,000 inhabitants. According to Eurostat, the population of the Functional urban area, the commuting zone of Cagliari, rises to 476,975.[10] Cagliari is the 26th largest city in Italy and the largest city on the island of Sardinia.

An ancient city with a long history, Cagliari has seen the rule of several civilisations. Under the buildings of the modern city there is a continuous stratification attesting to human settlement over the course of some five thousand years, from the Neolithic to today. Historical sites include the prehistoric Domus de Janas, very damaged by cave activity, a large Carthaginian era necropolis, a Roman era amphitheatre, a Byzantine basilica, three Pisan-era towers and a strong system of fortification that made the town the core of Spanish Habsburg imperial power in the western Mediterranean Sea. Its natural resources have always been its sheltered harbour, the often powerfully fortified hill of Castel di Castro, the modern Casteddu, the salt from its lagoons, and, from the hinterland, wheat from the Campidano plain and silver and other ores from the Iglesiente mines.

Cagliari was the capital of the Kingdom of Sardinia from 1324 to 1848, when Turin became the formal capital of the kingdom (which in 1861 became the Kingdom of Italy). Today the city is a regional cultural, educational, political and artistic centre, known for its diverse Art Nouveau architecture and several monuments.[11] It is also Sardinia's economic and industrial hub, having one of the biggest ports in the Mediterranean Sea, an international airport, and the 106th highest income level in Italy (among 8,092 comuni), comparable to that of several northern Italian cities.[12]

It is also the seat of the University of Cagliari,[13] founded in 1607, and of the Primate Roman Catholic archdiocese of Sardinia,[14][15] since the 5th century AD.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Cagliari
العربية: كالياري
aragonés: Cáller
asturianu: Cagliari
azərbaycanca: Kalyari
تۆرکجه: کالیاری
Bân-lâm-gú: Cagliari
беларуская: Кальяры
български: Каляри
bosanski: Cagliari
brezhoneg: Casteddu
català: Càller
čeština: Cagliari
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Cagliari
corsu: Càgliari
Cymraeg: Cagliari
dansk: Cagliari
Deutsch: Cagliari
eesti: Cagliari
Ελληνικά: Κάλιαρι
español: Cagliari
Esperanto: Kaljaro
euskara: Cagliari
فارسی: کالیاری
français: Cagliari
furlan: Cagliari
Gaeilge: Cagliari
galego: Cagliari
한국어: 칼리아리
Hausa: Cagliari
հայերեն: Կալիարի
hrvatski: Cagliari
Bahasa Indonesia: Cagliari
interlingua: Cagliari
Ирон: Кальяри
íslenska: Cagliari
italiano: Cagliari
עברית: קליארי
ქართული: კალიარი
қазақша: Кальяри
Kiswahili: Cagliari
Кыргызча: Кальяри
Ladino: Kagliari
Latina: Caralis
latviešu: Kaljāri
Lëtzebuergesch: Cagliari
lietuvių: Kaljaris
Ligure: Cagliari
lumbaart: Cagliari
magyar: Cagliari
Malti: Cagliari
Bahasa Melayu: Cagliari
монгол: Кальяри
Nederlands: Cagliari (stad)
日本語: カリャリ
Napulitano: Cagliari
нохчийн: Кальяри
norsk: Cagliari
norsk nynorsk: Cagliari
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Cagliari
پنجابی: کاگلیاری
Piemontèis: Càliari
polski: Cagliari
português: Cagliari
română: Cagliari
Runa Simi: Cagliari
русский: Кальяри
संस्कृतम्: कगलिआरी
sardu: Casteddu
Scots: Cagliari
shqip: Kaljari
sicilianu: Càgliari
Simple English: Cagliari
slovenčina: Cagliari
slovenščina: Cagliari
ślůnski: Cagliari
српски / srpski: Каљари
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Cagliari
suomi: Cagliari
svenska: Cagliari
tarandíne: Cagliari
татарча/tatarça: Кальяри
Türkçe: Cagliari
українська: Кальярі
اردو: کالیاری
vèneto: Cajari
Tiếng Việt: Cagliari
Volapük: Cagliari
Winaray: Cagliari
吴语: 卡利亚里
粵語: 卡利亞里
中文: 卡利亚里