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

Calenzana
Calenzana seen from the GR 20
Calenzana seen from the GR 20
Coat of arms of Calenzana
Coat of arms
Location of Calenzana
Calenzana is located in France
Calenzana
Calenzana
Calenzana is located in Corsica
Calenzana
Calenzana
Coordinates: 42°30′31″N 8°51′21″E / 42.5086°N 8.8558°E / 42.5086; 8.8558Coordinates: 42°30′31″N 8°51′21″E / 42.5086°N 8.8558°E / 42.5086; 8.8558
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementCalvi
CantonCalvi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Guidoni
Area
1
182.77 km2 (70.57 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,943
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B049 /20214
Elevation0–2,144 m (0–7,034 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

In 1732 it was the site of an uprising by Corsican nationalists against the island's Genoese rulers.

It is now best known as the starting (or finishing) point of the GR 20 long distance walk.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
19621,050—    
19681,061+1.0%
19751,478+39.3%
19821,623+9.8%
19901,535−5.4%
19991,722+12.2%
20081,943+12.8%

MonumentsEdit

 
Saint-Restitude (15th century)

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