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Propriano (Corsican: Prupià) is a commune in the Corse-du-Sud department of France on the island of Corsica.

Propriano
Commune
A view from the north, from the RN196 road, from Olmeto
A view from the north, from the RN196 road, from Olmeto
Coat of arms of Propriano
Coat of arms
Propriano is located in France
Propriano
Propriano
Location within Corsica region
Propriano is located in Corsica
Propriano
Propriano
Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 8°54′18″E / 41.6761°N 8.905°E / 41.6761; 8.905Coordinates: 41°40′34″N 8°54′18″E / 41.6761°N 8.905°E / 41.6761; 8.905
Country France
Region Corsica
Department Corse-du-Sud
Arrondissement Sartène
Canton Sartenais-Valinco
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul-Marie Bartoli
Area1 18.73 km2 (7.23 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,254
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 2A249 /20110
Elevation 0–609 m (0–1,998 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 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.

It is situated on the Valinco Gulf.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
19621,530—    
19681,846+20.7%
19752,950+59.8%
19823,098+5.0%
19903,217+3.8%
19993,166−1.6%
20083,254+2.8%
 
Propriano Gulf and the city

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