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.
SAINT-FLORENT (Corsican : San Fiurenzu, Italian : San Fiorenzo) is a
Haute-Corse department of
Today, it is a popular summer vacation spot for many tourists because of its proximity to the Patrimonio vineyards and the Saleccia beach.
* 1 History * 2 Population * 3 Climate * 4 Sights * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links
Saint-Florent was created by the Genoese in the 16th century as a
base to carry out repressive operations against the Corsican patriots
in the surrounding villages.
YEAR POP. ±%
1774 350 —
1911 720 +105.7%
1962 611 −15.1%
1968 805 +31.8%
1975 1,065 +32.3%
YEAR POP. ±%
1982 1,217 +14.3%
1990 1,350 +10.9%
1999 1,474 +9.2%
2008 1,636 +11.0%
Saint-Florent has a typically Mediterranean climate - mild winters with temperatures rarely dropping below zero give way to long, warm, dry summers with temperatures peaking at around 35 °C (95 °F) in July and August.
The monuments of Saint-Florent are the Genoese citadel constructed in 1440 at the same time as the city, and the Romanesque Saint-Florent Cathedral , or the cathedral of the Nebbio, now the church of Santa Maria Assunta.
* Communes of the Haute-Corse department