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Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy and the second largest island in the entire Mediterranean Sea. The island has a total population of 1,675,411 inhabitants (1/2011) and is 24,090 square kilometers in size. Some of the main cities in Sardinia include Cagliari, Olbia, Alghero, and Carbonia.
There are numerous things to see throughout Sardinia, including beautiful beaches, lovely hills, and magnificent coasts. There are a number of monuments, including Roman remnants throughout Sardinia, including an Amphitheater in Cagliari, beautiful churches, and some great industrial architecture. There are also numerous museums throughout the island as well, including The National Archaeology Museum in Olbia. One last thing to checkout is Neptune’s Grotto in Alghero – a beautiful stalactite cave.
Seafood figures prominently within most of Sardinian cuisine, including squid, lobster, tuna, and sardines.
There are three airports in Sardinia. The Cagliari-Elmas Airport (CAG) is the busiest in the entire island and served by a number of domestic and international flights. Olbia Airport (OLB) is the second busiest airport in Sardinia. It has fewer routes than Cagliari but connects to major countries in Europe. The last airport is the Alghero-Fertilia Airport (AHO), and is a domestic airport for the most part.