Sotta

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Sotta
Sotta
Commune
A panoramic view of Sotta from Punta
A panoramic view of Sotta from Punta
Sotta is located in France
Sotta
Sotta
Location within Corsica region
Sotta is located in Corsica
Sotta
Sotta
Coordinates: 41°32′44″N 9°11′44″E / 41.5456°N 9.1956°E / 41.5456; 9.1956Coordinates: 41°32′44″N 9°11′44″E / 41.5456°N 9.1956°E / 41.5456; 9.1956
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentCorse-du-Sud
ArrondissementSartène
CantonGrand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Pietri
Area167 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population (2008)2886
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code2A288 /20146
Elevation17–1,298 m (56–4,259 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Sotta is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. It is one of communes in the canton of Grand Sud.

Geography[edit]

Sotta is 15 kilometres (9 mi) to the northeast of the commune of Figari on the road to Porto-Vecchio; it was created in 1853. The territory includes part of 1,299 metres (4,262 ft) Mount Cagna to the northwest; the remainder is in a plain scattered with hamlets, vines and groves of Cork Oak and Eucalyptus.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962535—    
1968578+8.0%
1975683+18.2%
1982726+6.3%
1990762+5.0%
1999808+6.0%
2008886+9.7%

Transportation[edit]

The village is near the airport at Figari.

It has been used as a special stage in the Tour de Corse.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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