Scolca

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Scolca
Scolca
The church of San Mamilianu and the surrounding buildings, in Scolca
The church of San Mamilianu and the surrounding buildings, in Scolca
Scolca is located in France
Scolca
Scolca
Coordinates: 42°31′46″N 9°21′45″E / 42.5294°N 9.3625°E / 42.5294; 9.3625Coordinates: 42°31′46″N 9°21′45″E / 42.5294°N 9.3625°E / 42.5294; 9.3625
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Bastia
Canton Alto-di-Casaconi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Cécile Culioli
Area1 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 100
 • Density 14/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B274 / 20290
Elevation 231–1,234 m (758–4,049 ft)
(avg. 580 m or 1,900 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.

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

It shares the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi with Monte, Volpajola, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Campitello, Ortiporio, Canavaggia, Lento, Bigorno, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.[1]

Geography[edit]

Scolca is at the eastern extremity of the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi in the north of Castagniccia, 11 kilometres (7 mi) west southwest of Borgo.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 61 —    
1968 77 +26.2%
1975 68 −11.7%
1982 56 −17.6%
1990 35 −37.5%
1999 62 +77.1%
2008 100 +61.3%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France, le trésor des régions: Département: Haut-Corse" (in French). Retrieved 2008-05-06. .