Volpajola

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Volpajola
A Vulpaiola
Town hall and church
Town hall and church
Volpajola is located in France
Volpajola
Volpajola
Coordinates: 42°31′35″N 9°21′29″E / 42.5264°N 9.3581°E / 42.5264; 9.3581Coordinates: 42°31′35″N 9°21′29″E / 42.5264°N 9.3581°E / 42.5264; 9.3581
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Bastia
Canton Alto-di-Casaconi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Annonciade Niellini
Area
 • Land1 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 441
 • Population2 density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2B355 / 20290
Elevation 45–1,231 m (148–4,039 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Volpajola 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, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Ortiporio, Campitello, Canavaggia, Lento, Bigorno, Scolca, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.[1]

Geography[edit]

Volpajola is 6 kilometres (4 mi) to the east of Campitello. Its territory stretches over the left bank of the River Golo, through which runs Route N193 towards Bastia.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 479 —    
1968 492 +2.7%
1975 460 −6.5%
1982 281 −38.9%
1990 275 −2.1%
1999 366 +33.1%
2008 441 +20.5%

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