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Corte is a sous-préfecture of the Haute-Corse département.
Corte was the capital of the Corsican independent state during the period of Pasquale Paoli.
- Area: 148.37 km²
- Average altitude: 486 m
Sites of interest include the Fortress (A citadella), the Museum of Corsica (Museu di a Corsica), and the University of Corsica (Università di Corsica).
Corte has become a major University town in Corsica since the Pasquale Paoli University opened up again in 1980s. However it has become notoriously famous for its extremely depressing student life and the total lack of anything to do despite mixing with the local "fashion victims".
- Tourist office website (in French)
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