Selargius, Ceràrgius or Ceràxius in Sardinian, is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Cagliari in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 6 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Cagliari. As of 2017, it has a population of 28,905.

Selargius

Ceraxius
Comune di Selargius
San Lussorio Church
San Lussorio Church
Location of Selargius
Selargius is located in Italy
Selargius
Selargius
Location of Selargius in Sardinia
Selargius is located in Sardinia
Selargius
Selargius
Selargius (Sardinia)
Coordinates: 39°15′N 9°10′E / 39.250°N 9.167°E / 39.250; 9.167
CountryItaly
RegionSardinia
Metropolitan cityCagliari (CA)
FrazioniIs Corrias, Su Pezzu Mannu, Su Planu
Government
 • MayorPier Luigi Concu
Area
 • Total26.67 km2 (10.30 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total28,905
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Selargini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
09047
Dialing code070
WebsiteOfficial website

The village exists since the Middle Ages as part of the Cagliari Campidanu part of the Giudicato of Cagliari. In 1928 it was merged by the Cagliari commune but gained again its autonomy in 1947, after a local referendum. Selargius is part of the Cagliari metropolitan area.

Selargius borders the following municipalities: Cagliari, Monserrato, Quartu Sant'Elena, Quartucciu, Sestu, Settimo San Pietro.

See alsoEdit

 
Traditional dresses

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Population data from Istat

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