Cervione

Cervione (French pronunciation: [tʃɛʁvjɔne]; Corsican: Cervioni) is a commune of the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. It is home to the Saint Erasmus cathedral, which was completed in 1745, and is an example of the baroque style.[3]

Cervione
View of Cervione with Cervione Cathedral.
Location of Cervione
Cervione
Cervione
Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 9°29′32″E
CountryFrance
RegionCorsica
DepartmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementCorte
CantonCastagniccia
IntercommunalityCosta Verde
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Marc-Antoine Nicolaï[1]
Area
1
11.45 km2 (4.42 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
2,199
  Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B087 /20221
Elevation0–934 m (0–3,064 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

The town of Cervione is located to the east of Corsica island. It is the main ancient core of population between Bastia and Aleria which are the two most populated closer city. It dominate the oriental plain at the place where it is narrowest.

Cervione's hinterland is the Castaniccia a wet region with a lot of ancient villages and hamlets in the slot of Monte San Petrone (1767) the highest top of the shist part of Corsica (the quart of the north east of the island).

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 1,400    
1975 1,450+0.50%
1982 1,254−2.05%
1990 1,334+0.78%
1999 1,452+0.95%
2007 1,628+1.44%
2012 1,719+1.09%
2017 2,189+4.95%
Source: INSEE[4]

See also

References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. "Tourist attractions stage 1 - Porto-Vecchio > Bastia - Tour de France 2013". Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
  4. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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