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Bastia (French pronunciation: ​[bas.tja], Corsican and Italian pronunciation: [bas'tia]) is a French commune in the Haute-Corse depairtment o Fraunce.

Bastia
View o St Jean Baptiste Cathedral frae Bastia Port
View o St Jean Baptiste Cathedral frae Bastia Port
Coat o airms o Bastia
Coat o airms
Bastia is locatit in Fraunce
Bastia
Bastia
Location within Corsica region
Bastia is locatit in Corsica
Bastia
Bastia
Coordinates: 42°42′03″N 9°27′01″E / 42.7008°N 9.4503°E / 42.7008; 9.4503Coordinates: 42°42′03″N 9°27′01″E / 42.7008°N 9.4503°E / 42.7008; 9.4503
KintraFraunce
RegionCorsica
DepairtmentHaute-Corse
ArrondissementBastia
IntercommunalityBastia
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Simeoni
Area
1
19.38 km2 (7.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)2
43,008
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
2B033 /20200
Elevation0–963 m (0–3,159 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.