Magomadas

Magomadas (Sardinian: Magumadas) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Oristano in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northwest of Cagliari and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Oristano.

Magomadas
Magumadas
Comune di Magomadas
Location of Magomadas
Magomadas is located in Italy
Magomadas
Magomadas
Location of Magomadas in Sardinia
Magomadas is located in Sardinia
Magomadas
Magomadas
Magomadas (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 40°16′N 8°31′E / 40.267°N 8.517°E / 40.267; 8.517Coordinates: 40°16′N 8°31′E / 40.267°N 8.517°E / 40.267; 8.517
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
ProvinceOristano (OR)
Government
 • MayorPaolo Puddu
Area
 • Total9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Elevation
263 m (863 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total667
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Magomadesi, Magumadesos
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
08010
Dialing code0785
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Magomadas borders the following municipalities: Bosa, Flussio, Modolo, Tresnuraghes.

HistoryEdit

The village was presumably founded by Phoenicians. The name Macomades is born by many ancient settlements around the coast of the western Mediterranean Sea. In Hebrew, of all contemporary semitic languages the most closely related to ancient Phoenician, maqom hadash means "new place".

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: National Institute of Statistics (Italy) (Istat).