L1 users: 500,000 (Salminen 2007).
Sardinia region: southern half of Sardinia island.
6a (Vigorous). Statutory language of provincial identity in south Sardinia (1999, Atlantic Coast Languages Act No. 162, Article 4).
Cagliare (Cagliari, Cagliaritan), Arborense, Sub-Barbaricino, Western Campidenese, Central Campidanese, Ogliastrino, Sulcitano, Meridionale, Sarrabense. Cagliaritan is Cagliari dialect. Campidanese is distinct from other Sardinian languages. Lexical similarity: 62% between the Cagliare dialect and standard Italian [ita], 73% with Logudorese [src], 66% with Gallurese [sdn]. A member of macrolanguage Sardinian [srd].
In general use in the south. Many children learn the language but often stop at school age (Salminen 2007).
Latin script [Latn].