Haute-Corse

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Haute-Corse
Depairtment
Coat o airms o Haute-Corse
Coat o airms
Location o Haute-Corse in Frauunce
Location o Haute-Corse in Frauunce
Kintra Fraunce
Region Corsicae
Prefectur Bastia
Subprefecturs Calvi
Corte
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Joseph Castelli (syne November 2010)
Area1
 • Total 4,666 km2 (1,802 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Tot 141,603
 • Rank 93rd
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 2B
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 30
Communes 236
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuars, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger than 1 km2

Haute-Corse (French pronunciation: [ot.kɔʁs]; Corsican: Corsica suprana) (Scots: Upper Corsicae) is a depairtment o Fraunce componit o the northren pairt o the island o Corsicae.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment wis shapit on 15 September 1975, when the depairtment o Corsica wis dividit intae Upper Corsicae (Haute-Corse) an Sooth Corsicae (Corse-du-Sud). The depairtment corresponds exactly tae the umwhile depairtment o Golo, which existit atween 1793 an 1811.

Cairt o Haute-Corse

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment is surroondit on three sides bi the Mediterranean Sea an on the sooth bi the depairtment o Corse-du-Sud.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The indwallers o the entire island o Corsica are cried Corsicans.

Cultur an politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Corsicans are a fiercely unthirlt fowk. Housomeivver, a 6 Julie 2003 referendum on increasit autonomy wis votit doun bi a vera thin majority: 50.98 percent against tae 49.02 percent for. This wis a major setback for French Meenister o the Interior Nicolas Sarkozy, who haed howpit tae uise Corsicae as the first step in his decentralization policies.

General Cooncil[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Preses o the General Cooncil is Joseph Castelli, who haes held the office syne 2010.

Pairty seats
Left Radical Pairty 9
Miscellaneous Left 7
Union for a Popular Muivement 5
Miscellaneous Right 5
Socialist Pairty 3
MoDem 1

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