Guagno

Guagno is a commune in the department of Corse- du- Sud in the Corsica region.

Geography

The village lies at the foot of the Rotondo massif, which rises to 2622 m, at the headwaters of Fiume Grosso. One of its tributaries, the Abelli flows through the village. The territory is very mountainous and is dominated in the East and especially in the north by high peaks. In the district originate numerous springs feeding the mountain streams and partly as a waterfall plunging down into the valley.

Demographics

In the municipality of 148 inhabitants ( 1 January 2011) at 42.72 km ². The population in Guagno has been declining since the early 1960s. In the 1999 survey lived compared with the figures of 1962, only slightly more than half as many people in the community. This is an aging of the population is recorded. More than 60 % of the population were over 60 years old in 1999.

History

The place was formerly known for its sulfur springs that have been used since the 16th century, as Guagno -les- Bains. The former thermal baths has since been restored.

Personalities

  • Guagno is home to the famous bandit Théodore Poli, whose work could only be ended only by military action in 1822.
  • Dumenicu Leca, called Circinellu († 1771) was a priest in Guagno. As a partisan under Pascal Paoli he fought for the independence of Corsica. After the defeat at the Battle of the Ponte Novu he gathered the troops and organized three years the continuation of resistance in his parish. In place is a memorial to the militant clerics.

Swell

Afa | Ajaccio | Alata | Albitreccia | Ambiegna | Appietto | Arbori | Arro | Azilone - Ampaza | Azzana | Balogna | Bastelica | Bastelicaccia | Bocognano | Calcatoggio | Campo | Cannelle | Carbuccia | Cardo - Torgia | Cargese | Casaglione | Cauro | Ciamannacce | coggia | Cognocoli - Monticchi | Corrano | Coti -Chiavari | Cozzano | Cristinacce | Cuttoli- Corticchiat | Eccica -Suarella | Évisa | Forciolo | Frasseto | Grosseto- Prugna | Guagno | Guargualé | Guitera -les- Bains | Letia | Lopigna | Marignana | Murzo | Ocana | Orto | Osani | Ota | Palneca | Partinello | Pastricciola | Peri | Piana | Pietronella | Pila -Canale | Poggiolo | Quasquara | Renno | Rezza | Rosazia | Salice | Sampolo | Sant'Andréa - d'Orcino | Santa - Maria- Siché | Sari- d'Orcino | Sarrola - Carcopino | Serra -di-Ferro | Serriera | Soccia | Tasso | Tavaco | Tavera | Tolla | Ucciani | Urbalacone | Valle- di -Mezzana | Vero | Vico | Villanova | Zévaco | Zicavo | Zigliara

  • Commune in the department of Corse- du- Sud
  • Place in Corsica
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