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The PROVINCE OF ORISTANO (Italian : provincia di Oristano, Sardinian : provìntzia de Aristanis) is a province in the autonomous island region of Sardinia
Sardinia
in Italy. Its capital is the city of Oristano
Oristano
. It has an area of 3,040 square kilometres (1,170 sq mi), a total population of 160,746 (2016), and a population density of 53.7 people per square kilometer. There are 78 municipalities (comuni ) in the province).

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* 1 History * 2 Communes * 3 References * 4 External links

HISTORY

The province of Oristano
Oristano
is the smallest province in Sardinia
Sardinia
and was formed from sections of the provinces of Cagliari and Nuoro . It occupies roughly the same area as the Giudicato of Arborea
Giudicato of Arborea
of the High Middle Ages . It borders Nuoro, Cagliari and the Sea of Sardinia
Sardinia
. A large area of the province's coastline is part of the gulf of Oristano , and the land in the province is mainly flat and there is some marshland. The province contains Santa Giusta (commune) and Tharros (former city), which both date from the Carthaginian Republic 's rule of the area.

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