Conca, Corse-du-Sud

Conca is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica. It is the southern terminus of the GR 20 walking route.

Conca
A view of the village of Conca from the GR20
A view of the village of Conca from the GR20
Location of Conca
Conca is located in France
Conca
Conca
Conca is located in Corsica
Conca
Conca
Coordinates: 41°44′09″N 9°20′02″E / 41.7358°N 9.3339°E / 41.7358; 9.3339Coordinates: 41°44′09″N 9°20′02″E / 41.7358°N 9.3339°E / 41.7358; 9.3339
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentCorse-du-Sud
ArrondissementSartène
CantonBavella
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) François Mosconi[1]
Area
1
77.96 km2 (30.10 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,145
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2A092 /20135
Elevation0–1,445 m (0–4,741 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.

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Conca has a mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa). The average annual temperature in Conca is 16.7 °C (62.1 °F). The average annual rainfall is 859.5 mm (33.84 in) with November as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 25.7 °C (78.3 °F), and lowest in January, at around 9.1 °C (48.4 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Conca was 39.7 °C (103.5 °F) on 6 August 2003; the coldest temperature ever recorded was −3.4 °C (25.9 °F) on 27 February 2018.

Climate data for Conca (1981–2010 averages, extremes 1999−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.0
(71.6)
23.2
(73.8)
26.9
(80.4)
27.1
(80.8)
32.9
(91.2)
38.3
(100.9)
38.9
(102.0)
39.7
(103.5)
36.7
(98.1)
31.2
(88.2)
24.9
(76.8)
21.3
(70.3)
39.7
(103.5)
Average high °C (°F) 12.2
(54.0)
13.1
(55.6)
15.6
(60.1)
18.6
(65.5)
23.5
(74.3)
28.1
(82.6)
31.3
(88.3)
31.3
(88.3)
26.2
(79.2)
21.8
(71.2)
16.6
(61.9)
13.0
(55.4)
21.0
(69.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.1
(48.4)
9.5
(49.1)
11.6
(52.9)
14.2
(57.6)
18.6
(65.5)
22.6
(72.7)
25.6
(78.1)
25.7
(78.3)
21.6
(70.9)
18.0
(64.4)
13.3
(55.9)
10.1
(50.2)
16.7
(62.1)
Average low °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
5.9
(42.6)
7.6
(45.7)
9.8
(49.6)
13.7
(56.7)
17.1
(62.8)
19.8
(67.6)
20.1
(68.2)
17.1
(62.8)
14.1
(57.4)
10.1
(50.2)
7.2
(45.0)
12.4
(54.3)
Record low °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
−3.4
(25.9)
−1.7
(28.9)
1.8
(35.2)
4.9
(40.8)
8.3
(46.9)
13.1
(55.6)
14.8
(58.6)
9.0
(48.2)
4.2
(39.6)
0.7
(33.3)
−2.0
(28.4)
−3.4
(25.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 103.1
(4.06)
66.5
(2.62)
64.7
(2.55)
90.1
(3.55)
57.8
(2.28)
27.5
(1.08)
6.3
(0.25)
20.2
(0.80)
71.1
(2.80)
105.4
(4.15)
130.9
(5.15)
115.9
(4.56)
859.5
(33.84)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 8.8 7.4 7.6 7.5 5.3 3.1 1.2 2.2 4.8 7.8 10.3 10.8 76.7
Source: Météo France[3]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800343—    
1806376+9.6%
1821420+11.7%
1831424+1.0%
1836487+14.9%
1841538+10.5%
1846588+9.3%
1851558−5.1%
1856558+0.0%
1861590+5.7%
1866617+4.6%
1872619+0.3%
1876655+5.8%
1881665+1.5%
1886726+9.2%
1891754+3.9%
1896806+6.9%
YearPop.±%
19011,015+25.9%
19061,026+1.1%
19111,078+5.1%
19211,093+1.4%
19261,095+0.2%
19311,181+7.9%
19361,254+6.2%
19461,057−15.7%
19541,051−0.6%
1962399−62.0%
1968432+8.3%
1975481+11.3%
1982546+13.5%
1990783+43.4%
1999770−1.7%
20081,038+34.8%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "climate of Conca 1981-2010" (PDF) (in French). Météo-France. Retrieved June 1, 2022.