Bisinchi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. Campu di Bonu: an archeological site on the northwestern slope of the Monte Castellare. Communes of the Haute-Corse department INSEE
Aregno is a French commune in the Haute-Corse department on the island of Corsica. The village was the the piévanie of Aregnu in the former Genovese province of Balagna; the inhabitants of the commune are known as Aregnais or AregnaisesThe commune has been awarded three flowers by the National Council of Towns and Villages in Bloom in the Competition of cities and villages in Bloom. Aregno is located to the east of Algajola and extends from west to east between Algajola, Cateri, Sant'Antonino and Corbara, its highest point is 326 metres above sea level and it has a total area of some 930 hectares. Access to the commune is by National Route N197 from Algajola in the west and continuing to Corzo to the north-east. Access to the village is by road D551 which branches off the N197 and continues south through the commune by a circuitous route to the village. There is the D151 road from Pigna in the north-east, passing through the village and continuing south to join the D71 south-east of Cateri; the CFC railway from Algajola passes through the commune near the beach with the Aregno-beach station an important stop for the summer "beach tramway" along the coast and the beaches between Calvi and L'Ile-Rousse.
Between the sea and the village,the Aregno plain is crossed by the Teghiella stream, which joins the Pozzi stream, the Migliani stream on. It flows into the Mediterranean at the east end of Aregno beach, at the edge of the Calcinaiu Natural Site in Corbara. Aregno has a narrow sea front sandy beach, which extends between Corbara and Algajola; the commune includes the following inhabited areas: Aregno village and traditional, dominated by the Trinity Church located forty metres above it, an architectural jewel from the 11th century, located in the middle of the cemetery. Praoli hamlet located just north of the village with the small chapel of Saint-Michel Torre, north of the village, which has a chapel Aregno-beach between the seaside resort of Algajola and the industrial area of Corbara; the area has been developed for tourism with the construction of holiday homes and hotels. The chapel of the Annunziata is at Aregno-beach; the D551 road connecting to the village intersects the N197 at Aregno-beach.
Although it has a coastline, the commune has no marina. The nearest is the small fishing port of San Damiano in Algajola. There are 3 water treatment plants: in the hamlets of Praoli and Torre; the pumping station is located near the N197 at Aregno beach. The commune has no petrol station; the nearest is located at the edge of Corbara commune on the N197 at Aregno-beach. Evidence that Aregno was occupied in Roman times has been proven by discoveries of bronze plates from the armies of the emperor Vespasian have been found at the site of San Marcellu, it has been established that in the 9th century, during the reconquest from the saracens, Roman knights led by the Roman prince Guido Savelli chose successively the Moorish cities of Corbara Sant'Antonino for the capital of the County of Balagna, named after the coastal city which has disappeared. According to the work of Pierre Savelli de Guido, the site is that of the ancient city of Balanea founded by the Phoenicians and mentioned by Ptolemy and Pliny the Elder, abandoned due to insecurity.
Stones from ancient Roman shrines have been reused in some barns. In the 16th century, around 1520, Aregnu was the centre of a Pieve with about 500 inhabitants, it was part of the Balagna region which included at the time the pieves of Tuani, Santo Andrea and Olmia. The Pieve of Aregnu included the following inhabited places: l'Arpagiola, la Corbaia, lo Monticello, Santo Antonino, Santa Riparata, Pragola, le Torre, Regno, li Catari, lo Lavatogio, Spano and Aquapessa. In the 18th century, after the transfer of Corsica to France, Aregnu merged with the pieves of Santo Andrea and Tuani to form the Pieve of Regino; the Pieve of Regino became, with the Revolution in 1790, the Canton of Algajola. In 1954, together with the communes of Algajola, Cateri, Lavatoggio, Muro and Speloncato, Aregno became part of the Canton of Muro. In 1973 Aregno was integrated into the Canton of Belgodere, a canton created by the forced merger of the former cantons of Muro, Belgodère, Olmi-Cappella during the administrative division of new cantons between 1971 and 1973.
List of Successive Mayors In 2009 the commune had 602 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger towns that have a sample survey every year. Population change Sources: Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 At one time the Almond was cultivated - a tee suited to Corsica, a dry and sunny region. Olive trees are grown in elsewhere in Balagne as well as Citrus trees; the Orange: In the past the quality of oranges from Aregno was well known. It was in the 17th century. There is an orange variety called "Aregno Citrus sinensis Osbeck". Although today the culture of the Orange has collapsed, 17 January is the day the patronal festival is always held for the blessing of oranges followed by their distribution; the Almond: At the end of the 19th century almond cultur
Campana is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. Communes of the Haute-Corse department INSEE
Borgo is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. The Bastia-Poretta Airport is located in Borgo, it was the site of the 1768 Battle of Borgo during the French Conquest of Corsica when a French force was defeated by Corsican troops. Torra di Punta d'Arcu Communes of the Haute-Corse department INSEE
Campi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. Campi is part of the canton of Moïta-Verde, together with 13 other communes: Aléria, Moïta, Canale-di-Verde, Linguizzetta, Pianello, Pietra-di-Verde, Tox and Zuani. Campi is 2 kilometres to the southeast of Moïta, its territory reaches the summit of Campana at 1,093 metres. The village has beautiful old houses. Communes of the Haute-Corse department INSEE
Calvi is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains one other commune, Lumio. Calvi is the capital of the Arrondissement of Calvi, which contains, besides the Canton of Calvi, three other cantons: L'Île-Rousse, Belgodère, Calenzana; the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment of the French Foreign Legion is based in the citadel of Calvi. According to legend, Christopher Columbus came from Calvi, which at the time was part of the Genoese Empire; because the subversive elements of the island gave its inhabitants a bad reputation, he would have been expected to mask his exact birthplace. Calvi is located on the northwest coast of the island of Corsica, 95 km from Bastia and 24 km from L'Île-Rousse, it is the fifth-largest commune in Corsica. The motto, "Calvi semper fidelis", referred to its loyalty to the Republic of Genoa; the republic instated there a closed city center in 1278, built a new castle in 1491 to face new artillery technologies.
During the war with Revolutionary France, British forces under Admiral Nelson and Lieutenant-General Charles Stuart captured the city in the Siege of Calvi. It was during the bombardment of Calvi; the economy of Calvi is based on summer tourism, which started in 1950 due to the pioneering efforts of Vladimir Raitz. Calvi is served by the international Calvi - Sainte-Catherine Airport, the Xavier Colonna Port, a railway line to L'Île-Rousse and Ponte-Leccia, where it connects with the main line Ajaccio - Bastia. Tour du Sel and the citadel Église Sainte-Marie de Calvi Communes of the Haute-Corse department Festival du Vent FCA Calvi INSEE Official website
Antisanti is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. The inhabitants of the commune are known as Antisantaises. Antisanti is a landlocked commune on the eastern side of Corsica overlooking the eastern plain of the island some 80 km south of Bastia and 12 km west by north-west of Aléria, it belonged to the ancient Pieve of Rogna and is now part of the Rogna in La micro-region located on the right bank of the Tavignano extending from Vivario to the plain. Access to the commune is by the minor road D43 from Aléria in the east passing through the heart of the commune and the village before continuing west to join the D143 south-east of Santo-Pietro-di-Venaco. There is a connecting road to the D343 near Vezzani. National Highway N200 passes along the eastern and northern borders but there is no access to the commune; the west of the commune is rugged and forested while the eastern half is on the plain with farmland although still having significant forested areas.
The northern and eastern borders of the commune are formed by the Tavignano river with a large tributary flowing west through the centre of the commune to join it on the eastern border. In 1770 Antisanti was one of the least populated communes in the Piève of Rogna. With the French Revolution of 1789 the Pieve of Sorba became the Canton of Vezzani in the district of Bastia. Since 1954 Antisanti has been part of the Canton of Vezzani along with the communes of Aghione, Noceta, Pietroso and Vezzani. List of Successive Mayors In 2009 the commune had 388 inhabitants; the evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger towns that have a sample survey every year. Population change Sources: Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 Antisanti markets 40% of the national production of Clementines from its vast orchards.
A War Memorial on the side facade of the parish church. The'Parish church of Saint-Pierre-aux-Liens. Built in 1894, this small baroque church was remodeled and enlarged in 1944. Georges Benedetti, French politician, born in Antisanti on 29 July 1930 Communes of the Haute-Corse department Antisanti official website Antisanti on Lion1906 Antisanti on Google Maps Antisanti on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute website Antisanti on the INSEE website INSEE