Venaco

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Venaco
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Venaco is located in France
Venaco
Venaco
Coordinates: 42°13′03″N 9°10′24″E / 42.2176°N 9.1733°E / 42.2176; 9.1733Coordinates: 42°13′03″N 9°10′24″E / 42.2176°N 9.1733°E / 42.2176; 9.1733
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Corte
Canton Venaco
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Mezzadri
Area
 • Land1 53.72 km2 (20.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 752
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B341 / 20231
Elevation 198–2,626 m (650–8,615 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Venaco is on the Vecchio River with Mont Retondo, 2,622 metres (8,602 ft) to the west and Mont Cardo, 2,543 metres (8,343 ft) on the north. It contains Lake Bellebone.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 851 —    
1968 886 +4.1%
1975 715 −19.3%
1982 747 +4.5%
1990 614 −17.8%
1999 657 +7.0%
2008 752 +14.5%

Transport[edit]

The town is served by a station on the Corsican Railways.

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