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

Propriano
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
Location of Propriano
Propriano is located in France
Propriano
Propriano
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
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentCorse-du-Sud
ArrondissementSartène
CantonSartenais-Valinco
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul-Marie Bartoli
Area
1
18.73 km2 (7.23 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
3,254
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2A249 /20110
Elevation0–609 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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