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The village of Rogliano

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The 2 villages, Macinaggio-Rogliano have 549 inhabitants (and 51 school children). Its territory is, after the one of Luri, the largest in the Cap Corse (2,670 hectares or 26.7 km ²). The nine hamlets are staged seaside at an altitude of 250 m while its highest point is Monte di u Castellu which rises to 602 m. The coastal side of Rogliano, extends eight miles east of the small stream which borders Tomino, to the river Acqua Tignese northwest, where Ersa begins. Rogliano is very close to the "Sentier des Douaniers", managed by the Conservatoire du Littoral and attended by 40,000 visitors annually, reaching the sandy Tamarone beach and the Finocchiarola Islands'beach. Rogliano has a rich eventful history. Because of its strategic location, the site has been occupied since antiquity. Rome moved there to create the town of Pagus Aurelianus (origin of the current toponym ). The village was destroyed in 457 by the Vandals. From 1249 Rogliano became the capital of the fief of Da Mare then, in 1523, the Negroni family took control. In 1592 Rogliano changes hands and passes under the direct administration of Genoa. Pascal Paoli captured the Cape in 1757 and eleven years later, Rogliano became the capital of the royal province of the Cap Corse, in 1790, sub-prefecture of the department of Golo . The nineteenth century will be the demographic development and agricultural extension of the municipality with at the same time , significant emigration to South America and, in the twentieth century, to the former French colonies. The marina Macinaghju built in the 70s, will help establish a permanent population, a stakeholder in the tourism development. Source Destination Cap Corse.

The village of Rogliano
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