Calenzana

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Calenzana
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Coat of arms of Calenzana
Coat of arms
Calenzana is located in France
Calenzana
Calenzana
Coordinates: 42°30′31″N 8°51′21″E / 42.5086°N 8.8558°E / 42.5086; 8.8558Coordinates: 42°30′31″N 8°51′21″E / 42.5086°N 8.8558°E / 42.5086; 8.8558
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Calvi
Canton Calenzana
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Guidoni
Area1 182.77 km2 (70.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,943
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B049 / 20214
Elevation 0–2,144 m (0–7,034 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

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

In 1732 it was the site of an uprising by Corsican nationalists against the island's Genoese rulers.

It is now best known as the starting (or finishing) point of the GR 20 long distance walk.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,050 —    
1968 1,061 +1.0%
1975 1,478 +39.3%
1982 1,623 +9.8%
1990 1,535 −5.4%
1999 1,722 +12.2%
2008 1,943 +12.8%
Saint-Restitude (15th century)

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