Santa-Maria-di-Lota

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Santa-Maria-di-Lota
The Church of Santa-Maria Assunta and the Santa-Croce Brotherhood Chapel, in the village of Mandriale in Santa-Maria-di-Lota
The Church of Santa-Maria Assunta and the Santa-Croce Brotherhood Chapel, in the village of Mandriale in Santa-Maria-di-Lota
Santa-Maria-di-Lota is located in France
Santa-Maria-di-Lota
Santa-Maria-di-Lota
Coordinates: 42°44′52″N 9°26′01″E / 42.7478°N 9.4336°E / 42.7478; 9.4336Coordinates: 42°44′52″N 9°26′01″E / 42.7478°N 9.4336°E / 42.7478; 9.4336
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Bastia
Canton San-Martino-di-Lota
Intercommunality Bastia
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Armanet
Area1 13.20 km2 (5.10 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,005
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B309 / 20200
Elevation 0–1,198 m (0–3,930 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Santa-Maria-di-Lota is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 538 —    
1968 987 +83.5%
1975 1,583 +60.4%
1982 1,566 −1.1%
1990 1,826 +16.6%
1999 1,791 −1.9%
2008 1,937 +8.2%
2012 2,005 +3.5%

Religion[edit]

The principal religion practiced is Catholicism.

History[edit]

Santa-Maria-di-Lota was once called Santa Maria del Mandriale.

Politics[edit]

Guy Armanet has been mayor of the town since 2008. Before him, Henri Sisco, of the Radical Party of the Left, served as mayor from 1978 to 2008.

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