Urban districts - Roma 2010

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Urban districts - Roma 2010

  1. 1. Cagliari
  2. 2. MUNICIPALITIES <ul><li>The urban area of Cagliari is composed of the city of Cagliari and 8 municipalities now incorporated into one large conurbation </li></ul>Comune A rea in km² Inhabitants Province of Cagliari Cagliari 85,45 157.46 Assemini 117,50 26.743 Capoterra 68.25 23.841 Elmas 13.70 8972 Monserrato 6.50 20.585 Quartucciu 27.80 12.600 Quartu Sant’ Elena 96.20 71.360 Selargius 26.71 29.065 Sestu 48.32 19.551 Total 490.50 369.862
  3. 3. Cagliari is the regional capital of Sardinia. The town is situated in southern Sardinia on the homonymous gulf, also called the bay of the Angels, surrounded by the Campidano plain and between Molentargius pond, and the lagoon of Santa Gilla. In common with Rome, Lisbon and Istanbul, Cagliari was built on 7 hills : Castle, Tuvu Mannu, Tuvixeddu, Monte Claro, Monte Urpinu, Colle di Bonaria, Colle di San Michele.
  4. 4. <ul><li>The total urban area of Cagliari covers an area of 490.50 kilometers ² and has a population of over 369 thousand inhabitants (of whom 42% corresponds to the city of Cagliari). </li></ul><ul><li>The area has a density of population of 754 inhabitants / km². </li></ul>The urban area
  5. 5. POPULATION <ul><li>Between the '80s and the '90s in the 20th century the population of Cagliari was around 220,000. During this period four municipal districts became autonomous municipalities with some local referendums. So, due to this fact, Cagliari passed from about 220,000 to 160,000 residents. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, there were 158,041 people residing in Cagliari: </li></ul><ul><li>46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. </li></ul><ul><li>Minors (children ages 18 and younger) were 13.36 % of the population. </li></ul><ul><li>Retired people were 21.87%. </li></ul><ul><li>The average age of Cagliari residents is 46 compared to the Italian average of 42. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The districts <ul><li>The districts of the city of Cagliari are 25, four of these make the city center. In the first half of the twentieth, around the city center century, has been built the modern city. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HISTORICAL CENTRE <ul><li>Castello </li></ul><ul><li>Marina </li></ul><ul><li>Stampace </li></ul><ul><li>Villanova </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The old quarter of Stampace, built in the west of Castello , was characterized by numerous shops of artisans and artists. </li></ul><ul><li>It has always been associated to Sant'Efisio celebrations in May, a martyr saint.   </li></ul><ul><li>From the expansion of Stampace district the modern suburbs of the western area of Cagliari developed. </li></ul>STAMPACE
  9. 9. MARINA <ul><li>Marina district was built between the Castle and the port of Cagliari, formerly inhabited by fishermen, merchants and all those who worked at the port. </li></ul><ul><li>There are numerous historical – artistic remains in this district, of which the Roman ruins in the parish of Santa Eulalia are the most remarkable. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The district of Villanova, in the east of Castello, was once inhabited by peasants who worked in the vast fields and vineyards surrounding the area. Even today the houses of the district are generally more humble and are less tall than the buildings in the other surrounding historical districts.  </li></ul><ul><li>During the Holy Week the streets are crowed by Cagliaritans and tourists who attend the various Eastern processions. </li></ul><ul><li>From the expansion of Villanova district the modern suburbs of the eastern area of Cagliari developed . </li></ul>VILLANOVA
  11. 11. MODERN TOWN
  12. 12. TUVIXEDDU - TUVUMANNU <ul><li>The district takes its name from two hills, Tuvixeddu and Tuvumannu. Also here are important archaeological remains : the Punic necropolis. Tuvixeddu - Tuvumannu Stampace bordered to the east, north with Is Mirrionis, west and south with San Michele Sant'Avendrace. </li></ul>
  13. 13. IS MIRRIONIS <ul><li>Along with Sant’Elia and San Michele, Is Mirrionis is still today considered suburban district even if the area is included in the town bounderies. </li></ul><ul><li>Composed primarily of vast buildings inhabited by large families belonging to low social classes, this district was often associated with crime news stories. Today the district is equipped with primary and secondary schools, kindergarten, local market (in via Quirra),a General Hospital and the necessary facilities . </li></ul>
  14. 14. SAN MICHELE <ul><li>The San Michele district takes its name by the hill and the medieval castle .Once was a real ghetto, barred the gates, it is mostly inhabited by working class people. Its main street is Via Is Cornalias. </li></ul><ul><li>The district houses the new an largest cemetery in the city. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>These two districts are two neighboring districts in the north-east of the town. You can find here all services and facilities. Composed mainly by buildings of six -eight floors (average), it is mostly inhabited by middle class people . </li></ul><ul><li>Piazza Giovanni XXIII is the main square of this area . The surrounding area is actually a very vibrant sector of the city from a business point of view for the presence of many large stores, small shops, markets, schools, banks, hotels and restaurants. </li></ul><ul><li>The most representative building is the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari. </li></ul>SANT‘ALENIXEDDA AND FONSARDA
  16. 16. <ul><li>This area is also home of the Liceo Scientifico Michelangelo. The Liceo Michelangelo currently consists of four branches: Piazza Giovanni XXIII branch, which houses the presidency and the offices of the school. </li></ul>PIAZZA GIOVANNI XXIII
  17. 17. Sant’Elia <ul><li>The district, the southernmost city, is located close to the area that once a swampy area near the lighthouse of St. Elia. The district consists of large and high buildings and is considered today the most degraded area of the city. In the district is also located the Cagliari Calcio’s stadium, witch is called Sant’Elia. </li></ul>
  18. 18. CEP <ul><li>CEP is a public housing project wich was built in the mid sixties. Five “skyscrapers” of twelve floors surrounded of terraced houses with two floors. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Greetings from Cagliari

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