Cervione

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Cervione
Cervioni2.jpg
Coat of arms of Cervione
Coat of arms
Location of Cervione
Cervione is located in France
Cervione
Cervione
Cervione is located in Corsica
Cervione
Cervione
Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 9°29′32″E / 42.3325°N 9.4922°E / 42.3325; 9.4922Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 9°29′32″E / 42.3325°N 9.4922°E / 42.3325; 9.4922
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementCorte
CantonCastagniccia
IntercommunalityCosta Verde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc-Antoine Nicolaï
Area
1
11.45 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,069
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B087 /20221
Elevation0–934 m (0–3,064 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cervione (French pronunciation: ​[sɛʁvjɔn]) is a commune of the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. It is home to the Saint Erasmus cathedral, which was completed in 1745, and is an example of the baroque style.[2]

Geography[edit]

The town of Cervione is located to the east of Corsica island. It is the main ancient core of population between Bastia and Aleria which are the two most populated closer city. It dominate the oriental plain at the place where it is narrowest.

Cervione's hinterland is the Castaniccia a wet region with a lot of ancient villages and hamlets in the slot of Monte San Petrone (1767) the highest top of the shist part of Corsica (the quart of the north east of the island).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,100—    
19681,400+27.3%
19751,450+3.6%
19821,254−13.5%
19901,334+6.4%
19991,452+8.8%
20081,646+13.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-08-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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