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Ruins of the chapel of St. Cyr
Ruins of the chapel of St. Cyr
Appietto is located in France
Coordinates: 42°00′53″N 8°46′06″E / 42.0147°N 8.7683°E / 42.0147; 8.7683Coordinates: 42°00′53″N 8°46′06″E / 42.0147°N 8.7683°E / 42.0147; 8.7683
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Corse-du-Sud
Arrondissement Ajaccio
Canton Ajaccio
Intercommunality Pays Ajaccien
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Faggianelli
Area1 34.41 km2 (13.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,355
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 2A017 / 20167
Elevation 0–876 m (0–2,874 ft)
(avg. 431 m or 1,414 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.

Appietto is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.


Appietto is located 17 km from Ajaccio, and stretches from the Gozzi mount to the coastline of the Gulf of Lava. This historic village culminates at 480 meters, while the rest of the town consists of several ancient villages (Volpaja, Lava Listincone, Picchio, Piscia Rossa) and recent subdivisions (Monté Nebbio, Chiosu Vecchiu, Vanghone, Filletta).


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 316 —    
1968 319 +0.9%
1975 324 +1.6%
1982 623 +92.3%
1990 857 +37.6%
1999 1,149 +34.1%
2008 1,378 +19.9%


Chapel St Cyr[edit]

This chapel is located on the heights of Appietto. It is oriented eastwards. It remains in ruins today.

Ancient chapel of St. Cyr

See also[edit]