CORSE-DU-SUD (French pronunciation: ; Corsican :
* 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics
* 4 Culture and politics
* 4.1 Departemental Council
* 5 Tourism * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links
The department was formed on 15 September 1975, when the department
The department is surrounded on three sides by the Mediterranean Sea and on the north by the department of Haute-Corse .
The entire island of
The people living in this subregion are called "Southerners" (Suttanacci).
CULTURE AND POLITICS
Corsicans are a fiercely independent people. However, on 6 July 2003
a referendum rejected increased autonomy by a very small majority,
with 50.98 percent of those voting being against and 49.02 percent
for. This was a major setback for the French Minister of the Interior,
Nicolas Sarkozy , who had hoped to use
The President of the Departemental Council is Pierre-Jean Luciani, who has held the office since 2015.
Miscellaneous Left 4
• Miscellaneous Right 4
Bonifacio citadel *
Stone bridge near Ota *
* ^ (in French) « Pierre-Jean Luciani élu président du Conseil