Zilia

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Zilia
A general view of Zilia
A general view of Zilia
Location of Zilia
Zilia is located in France
Zilia
Zilia
Zilia is located in Corsica
Zilia
Zilia
Coordinates: 42°31′52″N 8°54′06″E / 42.5311°N 8.9017°E / 42.5311; 8.9017Coordinates: 42°31′52″N 8°54′06″E / 42.5311°N 8.9017°E / 42.5311; 8.9017
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementCalvi
CantonCalvi
IntercommunalityCalvi Balagne
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jacques-Innocent Santelli
Area
1
14.01 km2 (5.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
286
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ziliais, Ziliaises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B361 /20214
Elevation172–1,935 m (564–6,348 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The municipality is part of the canton of Calenzana. Its area is 1401ha which includes 700ha of woods. The village itself is situated at an altitude of 278m at the foot of the Monte Grosso (1 938 m) 7 km north-east of Calvi, the capital.

One road, the D 151, serves the village and links it directly to Calenzana and Montegrosso.

History[edit]

Zilia is known for both vineyards as well a mineral spring which was operated before 1914 and again recently. The water sells throughout the island under the name of Zilia bottled water, both flat and carbonated.

The village suffered a huge fire on the night of 31 June 2005 at Calenzana and destroyed 1500ha of vegetation including many old olive trees in Balagne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006221—    
2007227+2.7%
2008240+5.7%
2009253+5.4%
2010266+5.1%
2011279+4.9%
2012293+5.0%
2013294+0.3%
2014293−0.3%
2015291−0.7%
2016290−0.3%
2017286−1.4%

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections Second Round:[1]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron EM 68.15
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 63.74
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 82.14
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 92.14

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