Lento, Haute-Corse

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Lento
Lentu
Commune
The church and surrounding buildings in Lento
The church and surrounding buildings in Lento
Lento is located in France
Lento
Lento
Coordinates: 42°31′22″N 9°16′57″E / 42.5228°N 9.2825°E / 42.5228; 9.2825Coordinates: 42°31′22″N 9°16′57″E / 42.5228°N 9.2825°E / 42.5228; 9.2825
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Corte
Canton Alto-di-Casaconi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Adam Orsini
Area1 23.72 km2 (9.16 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 116
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 2B140 /20252
Elevation 131–1,469 m (430–4,820 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

Lento is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. The writer Marie Ferranti was born in Lento.

It shares the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi with Monte, Volpajola, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Campitello, Ortiporio, Canavaggia, Bigorno, Scolca, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 105 —    
1968 156 +48.6%
1975 143 −8.3%
1982 162 +13.3%
1990 76 −53.1%
1999 91 +19.7%
2008 116 +27.5%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "France, le trésor des régions: Département: Haut-Corse" (in French). Retrieved 2008-05-06. .