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Gonnesa

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Country  Italy
Frazioni  Normann, Nuraxi Figus
Demonym(s)  Gonnesini
Area  47.5 km²
Postal code  09010
Dialling code  0781
Province / Metropolitan city  South Sardinia
Elevation  40 m (130 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Thursday 8:22 PM
Region  Sardinia
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Weather  12°C, Wind NW at 10 km/h, 68% Humidity
Province  Province of Carbonia-Iglesias

Gonnesa is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Cagliari and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Carbonia, in the Iglesiente subregion.

Map of 09010 Gonnesa Province of Carbonia-Iglesias, Italy

The town was refounded in the late 18th century by the local feudatory. During the 19th century it's territory was affected by the resumption of mining which contributed significantly to its population growth .

In the Municipality of Gonnesa is located the mine of Nuraxi Figus, the last active coal mine in Italy today.

In its territory there is an important archaeological site, the nuraghe Seruci, and beach of almost 4 kilometres (2 mi) along which it is possible to surf, especially in a spot called Funtanamare. The other two spots are called Plag' 'e Mesu ("Middle Beach" in Sardinian language, and Porto Paglia. Gonnesa borders the following municipalities: Carbonia, Iglesias, Portoscuso.

References

Gonnesa Wikipedia


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