Borgo, Haute-Corse

Borgo (Italian pronunciation: [ˈborɡo]; French: [bɔʁɡo]; Corsican: U Borgu) is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.

Borgo
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
The village of Borgo overlooking the plain and part of the lake of Biguglia, and the lagoon of Marana
Coat of arms of Borgo
Location of Borgo
Borgo is located in France
Borgo
Borgo
Borgo is located in Corsica
Borgo
Borgo
Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281Coordinates: 42°33′17″N 9°25′41″E / 42.5547°N 9.4281°E / 42.5547; 9.4281
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementBastia
CantonBorgo
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Anne-Marie Natali[1]
Area
1
37.78 km2 (14.59 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
8,832
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B042 /20290
Elevation0–1,117 m (0–3,665 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The Bastia-Poretta Airport is located in Borgo.[3] It was the site of the 1768 Battle of Borgo during the French Conquest of Corsica when a French force was defeated by Corsican troops.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1800 431—    
1806 459+1.05%
1821 430−0.43%
1831 589+3.20%
1836 627+1.26%
1841 687+1.84%
1846 675−0.35%
1851 677+0.06%
1856 690+0.38%
1861 761+1.98%
1866 717−1.18%
1872 787+1.56%
1876 717−2.30%
1881 723+0.17%
1886 803+2.12%
1891 849+1.12%
1896 903+1.24%
1901 959+1.21%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1906 1,203+4.64%
1911 1,023−3.19%
1921 746−3.11%
1926 714−0.87%
1931 789+2.02%
1936 806+0.43%
1946 725−1.05%
1954 913+2.92%
1962 726−2.82%
1968 1,600+14.08%
1975 2,650+7.47%
1982 3,413+3.68%
1990 3,773+1.26%
1999 5,002+3.18%
2007 7,030+4.35%
2012 7,950+2.49%
2017 8,760+1.96%
Source: EHESS[4] and INSEE (1968-2017)[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ LFKB – BASTIA PORETTA. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 1 December 2022.
  4. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Borgo, EHESS. (in French)
  5. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE