Borgo, Haute-Corse

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Borgo
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
Coat of arms of Borgo
Coat of arms
Location of Borgo
Borgo is located in France
Borgo
Borgo
Borgo is located in Corsica
Borgo
Borgo
Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementBastia
CantonBorgo
Government
 • MayorAnne-Marie Natali
Area
1
37.78 km2 (14.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,908
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B042 /20290
Elevation0–1,117 m (0–3,665 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Borgo (Corsican: U Borgu) is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

The Bastia-Poretta Airport is located in Borgo.[2] It was the site of the 1768 Battle of Borgo during the French Conquest of Corsica when a French force was defeated by Corsican troops.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800431—    
1806459+6.5%
1821430−6.3%
1831589+37.0%
1836627+6.5%
1841687+9.6%
1846675−1.7%
1851677+0.3%
1856690+1.9%
1861761+10.3%
1866717−5.8%
1872787+9.8%
1876717−8.9%
1881723+0.8%
1886803+11.1%
1891849+5.7%
1896903+6.4%
1901959+6.2%
19061,203+25.4%
19111,023−15.0%
1921746−27.1%
1926714−4.3%
1931789+10.5%
1936806+2.2%
1946725−10.0%
1954913+25.9%
1962726−20.5%
19681,600+120.4%
19752,650+65.6%
19823,413+28.8%
19903,773+10.5%
19995,002+32.6%
20087,542+50.8%

Sights[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ [https://www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr/aip/enligne/FRANCE/AIRAC-2019-06-20/html/eAIP/FR-AD-2.LFKB -fr-FR.html LFKB – BASTIA PORETTA]. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 20 June 2019.