Iglesias, Sardegna

Iglesias is situated in the hills in the southwest of Sardinia, and is the center of a mining district, with lead, zinc, and silver being extracted, as well as for the distillation of sulfuric acid.


  • Altitude: 176 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 29,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 09016
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0781
  • Frazioni & Localities: Nebida.

What to see

  • Iglesias cathedral, which dates from 1288
  • The castle, built in 1325
  • The 15th-century Church of San Francesco, a fine example of Gothic architecture.
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