Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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Traditional provinces: Corsica
Bordering departments: Corse-du-Sud
Area: 4,666 km2
Population (1995): 135,400 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Calvi, Corte
Subdivisions: 3 arrondissements, 30 cantons, 236 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.