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Sardegna (Italian, Ligurian)
Sardigna (Sardinie, Sassarese)
Saldigna  (Gallurese)
Sardenya  (Catalan)
Autonomous region o Italy
Banner o Sardinie
Coat o airms o Sardinie
Coat o airms
Anthem: Su patriottu sardu a sos feudatarios (Sardinie)
"The Sardinie Patriot tae the Lairds"
Sardinia in Italy.svg
Sardegna, Italy.jpg
Kintra Italy
Caipital Cagliari
 • Teep Consiglio Regionale
 • Preses Christian Solinas (Psd'Az)
 • Total 24,090 km2 (9,300 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Tot 1,651,793
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Italian 97%
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code IT-88
GDP (nominal) €34.0 billion (2017)[3]
GDP per caipita €20,600 (2017)[3]
HDI (2017) 0.856[4]
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Sardinie (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinie: 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". 
  2. "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT". Retrieved 26 July 2019. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Regional GDP per capita ranged from 31% to 626% of the EU average in 2017" (Press release). Retrieved 2 September 2019. 
  4. "Sub-national HDI – Area Database – Global Data Lab". (in Inglis). Retrieved 26 July 2019.