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Sardinie

Sardegna (Italian, Ligurian)
Sardigna (Sardinie, Sassarese)
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Sardenya  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
Banner o Sardinie
Banner
Coat of airms o Sardinie
Coat airms
Anthem: Su patriottu sardu a sos feudatarios (Sardinie)
"The Sardinie Patriot tae the Lairds"
Sardinia in Italy.svg
E.U-Sardinia.png
Sardegna, Italy.jpg
KintraItaly
CaipitalCagliari
Govrenment
 • TeepConsiglio Regionale
 • PresesChristian Solinas (Psd'Az)
Area
 • Total24,090 km2 (9,300 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,651,793
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 [1]
DemonymsSardinian or Sard
sardo, -a (it)
sardu, -a (sc)
sard, -a (ca)
Ceetizenship
 • Italian97%
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeIT-88
GDP (nominal)€34.0 billion (2017)[3]
GDP per caipita€20,600 (2017)[3]
HDI (2017)0.856[4]
vera heich · 16t o 21
NUTS RegionITG
Websitehttp://www.regione.sardegna.it/

Sardinie (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna) is the seicont-lairgest island in the Mediterranean Sea (efter Sicily an afore Cyprus). It is an autonomous region o Italy, an the nearest land masses are (clockwise frae north) the French island o Corsica, the Italian Peninsula, Sicily, Tunisie an the Spaingie Balearic Islands.

The name Sardinie is frae the pre-Roman noun sard, romanised as sardus (feminine sarda); that the name haed a releegious connotation is suggestit frae its uise an aa as the adjective for the auncient Sardinie meethological hero-god Sardus Pater "Sardinie Faither" (misunnerstuid bi mony modren Sardinies/Italians as being "Faither Sardus"), as well as being the stem o the adjective "sardonic". Sardinie wis cawed Ichnusa (the Laitinised form o the Greek Hyknousa), Sandalion, Sardinia an Sardo bi the auncient Greeks an the Romans.

  1. "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". demo.istat.it.
  2. "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 26 Julie 2019.
  3. a b "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 31% to 626% of the EU average in 2017" (Press release). ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. "Sub-national HDI – Area Database – Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org (in Inglis). Retrieved 26 Julie 2019.