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Corsica (France)


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  • Variants

    • Cyrnos (France)
    • Corse (France)
    • Korsika (France)
    • Còrsega (France)
    • Korsikē (France)
    • Cyrnus (France)
    • Gorse (France)
    • Territorial Collectivity of Corsica (France)
    • Collectivité territoriale de Corse (France)
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        France
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  • Sources

    • found: Comby, L. Histoire des Corses, 1978:p. 5, etc. (Corse) p. 190 (Corse du Sud, Haute-Corse) p. 191 (Corsica divided into two depts. Oct. 1974)
    • found: Bottin admin., 1974:p. 1004 (Dept.: Corse) 1976: p. 1010-1011 (Dept.: Corse-du-Sud; Dept.: Haute-Corse)
    • found: BGN gaz., France, 1964(Corse (French), Corsica (conventional), ISL, 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE; Corse [brief], Département de la, ADMD, 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE)
    • found: Col. Lipp. gaz.(Corsica, Fr. Corse, anc. Cyrnus, island, a dept. of metropolitan France, ruled by Genoa 1312-1755, indep. under P. Paoli 1755-1768, to France 1768)
    • found: Encyc. Brit., 1977(Corsica, French Corse, island; formerly a dept. of France, but as of 1/1/76 two depts., Haute Corse, cap. Bastia, and Corse du Sud, cap. Ajaccio)
    • found: BGN, 6/2/81(Corse, conventional Corsica, island, 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE; Département de la Corse [Corse=brief], former ADM 1, 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE; divided in 1976; Corse, economic region, 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE, variants: Corsica, Gorse)
    • found: BGN. Foreign names info. bull., 15 Apr. 1996(former name: Corse; ADM1; new name: Corsica [brief], Territorial Collectivity of [conventional]; Collectivité territoriale de Corse [Corse=brief] [French]; ADM1; 42°00ʹN, 9°00ʹE)
    • found: Encyc.Brit., 11th ed.(Lists the successive changes in ownership undergone by the island throughout its history; since 1796 under French control except for a brief time in 1814, when it was under British control; premanent French control was confirmed by the settlement of 1815; had been a British viceroyalty from 1794 until British evacuation Oct. 26, 1796; ownership before French control was variously Arabic, Pisan, Genoese, etc.)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [This heading represents the successive jurisdictions coterminous with the island of Corsica, except the economic region, which has existed simultaneously with the French dept., and is established as: Corsica (France : Region)]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-09-14: new
    • 2014-03-12: revised
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