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Castelsardo (Italy)

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  • Variants

    • Castelgenovese (Italy)
    • Castellaragonese (Italy)
    • Comune di Castelsardo (Italy)
    • Castel Sardo (Italy)
    • Castel Genovese (Italy)
    • Castello Aragonese (Italy)
    • Castel Aragonese (Italy)
    • Casteddu Sardu (Italy)
    • Castheddhu Sardhu (Italy)
    • Calteddu (Italy)
    • Castillo Aragonés (Italy)
    • Castel Doria (Italy)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        Populated place
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Italy
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Sardinia (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Sassari (Italy : Province)
    • Associated Locale

        Rete metropolitana del Nord Sardegna
    • Associated Language

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  • Sources

    • found: Canti di passione, c1996:t.p. (Castelsardo, Sardegna) t.p. verso (Provincia di Sassari, Comune di Castelsardo)
    • found: Times atlas of the world, 9. ed.(Castelsardo, Sardinia; 40.55N, 8.43E)
    • found: Castelsardo, 2007:p. 4 of cover (Castelgenovese and Castellaragonese ancient names of Castelsardo)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 40°54ʹ55ʺN 008°42ʹ37ʺE)
    • found: GEOnet, 30 July 2019(Castelsardo (approved); geopolitical entity name: Italy; first-order administrative division name: Sardegna; latitude, longitude: 40° 54ʹ 55ʺ N, 008° 42ʹ 37ʺ E (DMS), 40.915278 [N], 8.710278 [E] (DD); feature designation: populated place)
    • found: Comune di Castelsardo website, 30 July 2019:main page (Comune di Castelsardo; Castelsardo; medieval town, located in Nord / northern Sardinia, in provincia di Sassari; contact address; Comune di Castelsardo, Via Vittorio Emanuele 2, 07031 - Castelsardo (SS)) Storia (original name: Castel Genovese; became Castello Aragonese from 1448, when it fell, as the last bulwark of the resistance of the Sardinians to the Spanish conquerors; with the end of Spanish domination, it finally took the name of Castelsardo) -
    • found: Wikipedia, 30 July 2019(Castelsardo (Sassarese: Castheddu; Sardinian: Casteddu Sardu); town and comune in Sardinia, Italy, located in the northwest of the island within the Province of Sassari, at the east end of the Gulf of Asinara; the current town originates from the castle built here, in 1102 (or 1270), by the Doria family of Genoa; castle and village which gradually formed round it, seat of Dorias' fiefdom in the island, called Castel Doria or Castelgenovese, until it was conquered by the Aragonese in the 15th century (1448), and named Castillo Aragonés (Castel Aragonese). Except for the Maddalena archipelago, it was the last city in the island to join the Kingdom of Sardinia; coordinates: DMS: 40° 55ʹ 0ʺ N, 8° 43ʹ 0ʺ E; decimal: 40.916667, 8.716667)
    • found: Wikipedia, l'enciclopedia libera, 30 July 2019(Castelsardo; sometimes Castel Sardo (Castheddu Sardhu in Sassarese, Calteddu in the local Castellanese dialect, Casteddu Sardu in Sardinian); Italian comune of 5,990 inhabitants; forms part of Rete metropolitana del Nord Sardegna, of provincia di Sassari in Sardegna; the castle of the Genoese family of Doria was founded, named Castelgenovese so as not to confuse it with Castel Doria [the castle itself]; official foundation date 1102, but much more probably in 1270; coordinates: sexagesimal (DMS): 40° 54ʹ 52ʺ N, 8° 42ʹ 46ʺ E; decimal: 40.914444, 8.712778)
    • found: Wikidata, 30 July 2019(Castelsardo (Q233797); description: Italian comune; instance of: comune of Italy; located in the administrative territorial entity: Province of Sassari) -
  • Change Notes

    • 1997-06-20: new
    • 2019-08-01: revised
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