Borgo, Haute-Corse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Borgo
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
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.

Population[edit]

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%

Sights[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]