Macinaggio

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Macinaggio
Village
View of Macinaggio bay and  Rogliano (on the hill) in background
View of Macinaggio bay and
Rogliano (on the hill) in background
Macinaggio is located in France
Macinaggio
Macinaggio
Locator map of Macinaggio in France
Coordinates: 42°57′32.2″N 9°27′11.09″E / 42.958944°N 9.4530806°E / 42.958944; 9.4530806Coordinates: 42°57′32.2″N 9°27′11.09″E / 42.958944°N 9.4530806°E / 42.958944; 9.4530806
Country  France
Region  Corsica
Department Coat of Arms of Corsica.svg Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Coats of arms of None.svg Bastia
Canton Coats of arms of None.svg Capobianco
Municipality Coats of arms of None.svg Rogliano
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 20247
Area code(s) (+33) ...
Demonym Macinagjinchi (Corsican)

Macinaggio (Corsican: Macinaghju) is a French village, part of the municipality (commune) of Rogliano, in the department of Haute-Corse, Corsica. It also represents the marina of its municipality.

History[edit]

Pasquale Paoli landed on July 14, 1790 at the Port of Macinaggio, where he was welcomed by the inhabitants of Rogliano. The local port is also where Napoleon Bonaparte landed on his return from the exile on the island of Elba, in 1814.

Geography[edit]

Macinaggio is situated on the north-eastern side of the Cap Corse, by the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is 4,5 km far from Rogliano, 3 from Tomino, 36 from Bastia and lies on the edge of a natural reserve part of "Natura 2000" network, that includes the neighboring islets of Finocchiarola. In south of its urban area is located Maninca, a sea village part of Tomino.

Transport[edit]

The village is crossed by the national road D80 and counts a touristic harbor, one of the most actives on the Cap Corse.[1] Nearest airport (Bastia-Poretta) and railway station (Bastia) are located in the town of Bastia.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Macinaggio at Wikimedia Commons