Sardegna Italy Postal Code

About Sardegna

This island is the second largest one in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily. It is also one of Italy's 20 regions. It is on the west coast of Italy, north of Tunisia, and right next to the French island of Corsica.

It is one of the five regions in Italy that has some control over its own affairs because of a special law. In Italian and Sardinian, the official name of the region is "Regione Autonoma della Sardegna" or "Regione Autnoma de Sardigna," which means "autonomous region." It is made up of four provinces and a major city. In the region of Sardinia, the capital city is Cagliari. It is also the largest city in the region.

Sardinia's native language and Algherese Catalan are two of Italy's 12 officially recognised linguistic minorities, though both are in danger of disappearing. The regional law, on the other hand, has some steps to recognise and protect the aforementioned and the island's other minority languages (the Corsican-influenced Sassarese and Gallurese, and finally Tabarchino Ligurian).

Because Sardinia has a wide range of ecosystems, including mountains, woods, plains, stretches of mostly uninhabited land, streams, rocky coasts, and long sandy beaches, it has been compared to a small continent. In the modern era, many travellers and writers have praised the beauty of its long-neglected landscapes, which still show signs of the Nuragic culture.

The name Sardinia comes from pre-Latin sources, and it was used before the Latin language. It comes from the pre-Roman name for people, *s(a)rd-, which later became sardus (feminine sarda). It first appears on the Nora Stone, where the word RDN, or *ardana, is written. This shows that the name was already in use when the Phoenician merchants first came.

It's possible that Sardinia and the people who live there might have been named after a mythical woman called Sard, who was born in Sardis, the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Lydia. There has also been a lot of speculation that the ancient Nuragic Sards were the Sherden, one of the people who lived in the sea. From its use as an adjective for the Sardinian mythological hero-god Sardus Pater, it is thought that the name had religious connotations. Sardus Pater is also known as the "Sardinian Father," "Father of the Sardinian People," and the root of the adjective "sardonic."

When Sardinian people lived in the ancient world, they used many different names for the country, like Ichnusa, Sandaliotis, and Argyrophleps, as well as Sardinian.

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