Last modified: 2005-06-03 by ivan sache
Keywords: corse-du-sud | corsica |
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Traditional provinces: Corsica
Bordering departments: Haute-Corse
Area: 4,014 km2
Population (1995): 124,400 inhabitants
Subdivisions: 2 arrondissements, 22 cantons, 124 communes.
The former department of Corse (20) was divided in 1975 into Corse-du-Sud (Southern Corsica) and Haute-Corse (Upper-Corsica). The two departments had existed in the past (1795-1811), being then named Liamone and Golo, respectively, after two rivers.