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A view of the village of Vescovato
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Benoît Bruzi|
|Area1||17.52 km2 (6.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||2B346 / 20215|
|Elevation||0–440 m (0–1,444 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.
Its name derives from the Italian term for "bishopric". (Italian: vescovado) According to Lucien Auguste Letteron (a Corsican Historian), the name would originate from the Bishop of Mariana, Opizzu Cortincu (1218-1260 ?) who founded the new village.
- French footballer Charles Orlanducci, born in Vescovato in 1951.
- French cheesemaker and restaurant owner Michel Pierucci, born in Vescovato in 1966. Involved in the political stage, where he is Director of the Commercial Chamber of Northern Corsica, and on the board of Vescovato's mayor.
- Official website (French)
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