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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.

PATRIMONIO is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France
France
on the island of Corsica .

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 History * 3 Population * 4 Sights * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

GEOGRAPHY

Located 12 km from Bastia and 4 km from the micro-region of Saint-Florent , this wine-growing commune is the gateway to the Cap Corse (peninsula at the northernmost point of Corsica).

HISTORY

The village of Patrimonio
Patrimonio
is known for the quality of its AOC (quality-controlled designation of origin) wines and for its guitar nights. The festival lasts for a week.

POPULATION

HISTORICAL POPULATION

YEAR POP. ±%

1962 345 —

1968 393 +13.9%

1975 397 +1.0%

1982 447 +12.6%

1990 546 +22.1%

1999 645 +18.1%

2008 666 +3.3%

SIGHTS

* A menhir (or standing stone) found in a vine in 1964 by two labourers, the Gilormini brothers from Patrimonio. (The menhir is called "u Nativu".) * San Martinu (Saint Martin's) Church * The small Santa Maria chapel

SEE ALSO

* Communes of the Haute-Corse department

REFERENCES

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