Assemini (Italian: [asˈsɛːmini]; Sardinian: Assèmini [aˈsemini]) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 12 kilometres (7 mi) northwest of Cagliari in the plain of the Cixerri, Flumini Mannu and Sa Nuxedda rivers. It includes notable forest area which are part of the Sulcis Regional Park. It has also a long tradition in the production of ceramics, lasting from the Carthaginian domination.

Assèmini (Sardinian)
Comune di Assemini
Saint Peter parish
Saint Peter parish
Coat of arms of Assemini
Location of Assemini
Assemini is located in Italy
Location of Assemini in Sardinia
Assemini is located in Sardinia
Assemini (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°17′N 9°0′E / 39.283°N 9.000°E / 39.283; 9.000
Metropolitan cityCagliari (CA)
 • MayorSabrina Licheri (M5S)
 • Total117.5 km2 (45.4 sq mi)
6 m (20 ft)
 (31 December 2017)[2]
 • Total26,901
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code070
Patron saintSt. Peter
Saint dayJune 29
WebsiteOfficial website

Assemini is part of the Cagliari metropolitan area and borders the following municipalities: Cagliari, Capoterra, Decimomannu, Elmas, Nuxis, San Sperate, Santadi, Sarroch, Sestu, Siliqua, Uta, Villa San Pietro.

Main sightsEdit

View of Monte Lattias in the territory of Assemini.
Traditional dresses
  • Historical Campidano-type houses.
  • Church of St. Peter, dating from 11th century but mostly rebuilt in Gothic style under the Aragonese domination in the 16th century. The square façade and the lower part of the bell tower are from the 18th century. The interior has a nave with side chapels in Gothic style.
  • Pre-Romanesque Church and Oratory of St. John (San Giovanni, 9th-10th century). It is unusual for its cross plan enclosed within a square, surmounted by a dome, while the arms of the cross are barrel-vaulted. The façade is in limestone.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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