Last modified: 2009-12-12 by ivan sache
Keywords: corse-du-sud | corse |
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Traditional province: Corsica
Bordering department: Haute-Corse
Area: 4,014 km2
Population (1999): 118,593 inhabitants
Subdivisions: 2 arrondissements, 22 cantons, 124 communes.
The former department of Corse (20) was divided on 1 January 1976 into Corse-du-Sud (South Corsica) and Haute-Corse (Upper Corsica). The two departments already existed in 1793-1811, as Liamone and Golo (two rivers' names), respectively.
Ivan Sache, 11 November 2009