Giba, Sardinia

Giba is an Italian municipality ( comune ) with 2097 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the province of Carbonia -Iglesias in Sardinia. The municipality is situated approximately 13 kilometers south-east of Carbonia and about 27.5 km south-southeast of Iglesias. The district Villarios is located directly on the Mediterranean coast.


The Nuraghen left inter alia a Domus de Janas. In the Middle Ages the area was until the end of the first millennium under the rule of a Benedictine monastery until 1122 einnisteten pirates in the area. The former bishop's seat was briefly abandoned and finally relocated in 1603 to Iglesias.


Passing through the municipality, the Strada Statale 293 di Giba that leads here from Sanluri. The Strada Statale 293 goes on the Strada Statale 195 Sulcitana from Cagliari to San Giovanni Suergiu.