Comune di Guspini

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Location of Guspini in Sardinia

Coordinates: 39°32′N 8°38′E / 39.533°N 8.633°E / 39.533; 8.633
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city South Sardinia
Frazioni Montevecchio, Sa Zeppara
  Mayor Giuseppe de fanti
  Total 174.73 km2 (67.46 sq mi)
Elevation 126 m (413 ft)
Population (1 January 2016)
  Total 12,022
  Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Guspinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09036
Dialing code 070
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Myra
Saint day December 6
Website Official website

Guspini, Gùspini in sardinian language, is a town and comune of about 12,000 inhabitants in west Sardinia (Italy), in the province of South Sardinia. It is 62 kilometres (39 mi) from the capital Cagliari and 14.6 kilometres (9.1 mi) from the railway station at San Gavino Monreale.

Close to Guspini, at the mines of Montevecchio and Gennamari, galena and sphalerite were extracted in the past. Today the people at Guspini are concentrated on agriculture, on tourism and on smaller to middle enterprises. Close to Guspini are some well-built nuraghes and the Phoenician-Punic archaeological site of Neapolis.

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