Moïta

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Moïta
Moita
Commune
Moïta is located in France
Moïta
Moïta
Coordinates: 42°16′40″N 9°24′50″E / 42.2778°N 9.4139°E / 42.2778; 9.4139Coordinates: 42°16′40″N 9°24′50″E / 42.2778°N 9.4139°E / 42.2778; 9.4139
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Haute-Corse
Arrondissement Corte
Canton Ghisonaccia
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Gozzi
Area1 6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 81
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 2B161 /20270
Elevation 220–1,160 m (720–3,810 ft)
(avg. 560 m or 1,840 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.

Moïta is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

Administration[edit]

Moïta was the seat of the former canton of Moïta-Verde, which included 13 other communes: Aléria, Ampriani, Campi, Canale-di-Verde, Chiatra, Linguizzetta, Matra, Pianello, Pietra-di-Verde, Tallone, Tox, Zalana and Zuani.[1] Since 2015, it is part of the canton of Ghisonaccia.[2]

Geography[edit]

Moïta is 74 kilometres (46 mi) to the south of Bastia and 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the sea. It was part of the ancient parish of Serra. Its territory is split between mountain and plain.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 215 —    
1968 231 +7.4%
1975 200 −13.4%
1982 164 −18.0%
1990 121 −26.2%
1999 76 −37.2%
2008 81 +6.6%

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