Borgo, Haute-Corse

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Borgo
Borgu paese.jpg
Coat of arms of Borgo
Coat of arms
Borgo is located in France
Borgo
Borgo
Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Bastia
Canton Borgo
Government
 • Mayor Anne-Marie Natali
Area1 37.78 km2 (14.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,456
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B042 / 20290
Elevation 0–1,117 m (0–3,665 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Borgo is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

The Bastia-Poretta Airport is located in Borgo.[1] It was the site of the 1768 Battle of Borgo during the French Conquest of Corsica when a French force was defeated by Corsican troops.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 431 —    
1806 459 +6.5%
1821 430 −6.3%
1831 589 +37.0%
1836 627 +6.5%
1841 687 +9.6%
1846 675 −1.7%
1851 677 +0.3%
1856 690 +1.9%
1861 761 +10.3%
1866 717 −5.8%
1872 787 +9.8%
1876 717 −8.9%
1881 723 +0.8%
1886 803 +11.1%
1891 849 +5.7%
1896 903 +6.4%
1901 959 +6.2%
1906 1,203 +25.4%
1911 1,023 −15.0%
1921 746 −27.1%
1926 714 −4.3%
1931 789 +10.5%
1936 806 +2.2%
1946 725 −10.0%
1954 913 +25.9%
1962 726 −20.5%
1968 1,600 +120.4%
1975 2,650 +65.6%
1982 3,413 +28.8%
1990 3,773 +10.5%
1999 5,002 +32.6%
2008 7,542 +50.8%

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