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Pianottuli Caldareddu
Anse de Chevanu
Anse de Chevanu
Pianottoli-Caldarello is located in France
Coordinates: 41°29′05″N 9°03′38″E / 41.4847°N 9.0606°E / 41.4847; 9.0606Coordinates: 41°29′05″N 9°03′38″E / 41.4847°N 9.0606°E / 41.4847; 9.0606
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Corse-du-Sud
Arrondissement Sartène
Canton Figari
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jérôme Marie Polverini
Area1 43 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 833
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 2A215 /20131
Elevation 0–1,321 m (0–4,334 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Pianottoli-Caldarello (Corsican: Pianottuli Caldareddu, also spelled Pianotolli-Caldarello) is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.

It shares the canton of Figari with the commune of Figari, Sotta and Monacia-d'Aullène.


Pianottoli-Caldarello is 9 kilometres (6 mi) to the west of the commune of Figari on the road to Sartène. Originally named Caldarello, it was detached from Zérubia in 1864 then changed its name in 1921. The commune comprises predominantly shoreline with the Bay of Figari to the east, Point Capineru, the small islands of Bruzzi (a nature reserve) and two deep coves (Chevanu and Arbitru). A small port is developing near Caldarello to the east. The rocky hinterland extends in the direction of Mount Cagna to the north, going up to 1,340 metres (4,400 ft) on Ovace; for a long tome it served as pasturage for Zérubia, and is still used for that purpose.[1]


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 307 —    
1968 310 +1.0%
1975 794 +156.1%
1982 889 +12.0%
1990 653 −26.5%
1999 729 +11.6%
2008 833 +14.3%


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