For the surname, see Elmas (surname).
Su Masu
Comune di Elmas

Church of St. Catherina of Alexandria

Coat of arms

Location of Elmas in Sardinia

Coordinates: 39°16′N 9°3′E / 39.267°N 9.050°E / 39.267; 9.050
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Cagliari (CA)
  Mayor Valter Piscedda
  Total 13.7 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (30 November 2010[1])
  Total 9,109
  Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Masesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09030
Dialing code 070
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day 20 January
Website Official website

Elmas, Su Masu in Sardinian language, is a comune (municipality) of the Cagliari metropolitan area in the Province of Cagliari in the Italian region of Sardinia, located about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Cagliari.

Until 1989 Elmas was a district of Cagliari. It is best known locally as the location for the airport which serves Cagliari, some 7 kilometres (4 mi) to the east to the town. According to 2011 census, it has 8,949 inhabitants.


  1. Data from Istat
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