|geographical situation|| |
of coordinates: 39° 13 ' 0 " N, 9° 7 ' 0 " O 39° 13 ' 0 " N, 9° 7 ' 0 " O
|height||of m and. NN|
|surface||85.45 km ²|
|population density||1882.81 Einw. /km ²|
|postal zip code||09100|
|ISTAT - code||092009|
|name of the inhabitants||cagliaritani|
|protection patron||San Saturnino|
Cagliari (sardisch: Casteddu) is the largest city Sardiniens, capital of the autonomous region Sardinien in Italy as well as capital of the province Cagliari (province contraction: APPROX.). The Roman name of the citywas Karalis. The city has about 165,000 inhabitants and is in the south of the island, because of the bank of the gulf of the same name. Cagliari had an airport (Cagliari Elmas), a University of, a sea port and is bishop seat of the ore diocese Cagliari
the old part of town of Cagliari becomes Castellocalled and is on a hill point, from which one can grasp the entire gulf of Cagliari.
Caralis was a former Phönizi colony, which belonged later to the Karthagi realm, during the 3. Puni war however under the rule of the Romans turned out.
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objects of interest
the Basilika Nostra Signora di Bonaria with their impressive baroque front is a much visited pilgrimage church and thatsardische seat of the Mercedarier medal. From the unloading outside staircase one has a marvelous prospect on the Golfo degli Angeli. The Basilika received the name Nostra Signora di Bonaria from a Madonna figure, which tells, then the legend, at a stormy night here 1370 had been angespült.When humans opened the crate with the figure, they stated full astonishment that the candle in the hands of the Madonna still burned itself. Thus the Madonna became the Schutzpatronin Fischer and Seeleute and finally also the island Sardinien.
Art and culture
opera house “Teatro Comunale di Cagliari”
Cagliari play a prominent role in the sardischen culture life. In the opera house of the city, one the most modern generally speaking Mediterranean area, and the most important of the whole island, opera performances and concerts are ordered by international level. The opera seasoneach year begins with a first performance, which is not only for the island, but for completely Italy from groβem interest. In September 1993 the modern opera house was opened after plans of the architects Bergamaschi, Ginoulhaic e Galmozzi. In the parquet and in the two Logen find 1650Visitor place.
celebrations and customs
the most famous celebration in Cagliari is the celebration of the holy Ephisius (Sant'Efisio) at the 1. May.
meal and drinking
the south Sardinien offer variety at culinary specialities.The guest should not miss one of the typical meals of the island with his stay to cost. In many small restaurants in Cagliari one can enjoy a plate for little money for example malloreddus alla campidanese, a typical noodle court Sardiniens from small Gnocchi from Hartweizengries and oneTomato sauce with very spicy sardischer sausage. Cagliari is however particularly well-known for its fish specialities. Directly from the Mediterranean the way goes on the plate mostly over the grill, from a glass to cooled weisswein accompanied. The meal should be rounded off by a characteristic sardische sweet,much to recommend is the Mandelmakrone amaretto.
to each court the suitable wine belongs. Well the Cannonau, a strong red wine is suitable for noodle and meat foods, during which fish gets along better with a Vermentino, a dry weisswein. To the conclusiona Glä Mirto, an intensively smelling Likör from the berries of the Myrte, is must for each Sardinienbesucher.
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