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Corsica, France

Corsica is one of 22 primary administrative regions in France with a population of approximately 299,209 people.

Facts and figures on Corsica at a glance

Region name: Corsica (Corse)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 299,209 people
Country: France
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Corsica (Corse) is located in the regional capital Ajaccio (Ajaccio) with a population of 54,364 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Corsica's regional capital Ajaccio to France's capital Paris (Paris) is approximately 918 km (570 mi).

Facts and figures about Corsica
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Corsica Corse299,209 peopleAjaccio Ajaccio54,364 people

Compare with other regions in France.

Map of Corsica

Map of Corsica

Information on Corsica

Information on Corsica
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Corsica CorseAjaccio Ajaccio2FranceEurope

Time in Corsica

Time in Corsica
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 4:29amIn effect (+1 hour)Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 3:29amGMT UTC +2.0Europe/Paris

Geographic coordinates of Corsica

Latitude & Longitude of Corsica
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map42°00'00.0"N (42.0000000°)9°00'00.0"E (9.0000000°)

Subregions in Corsica

There are 2 administrative subregions in Corsica.
Subregions in Corsica
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Departement de la Corse-du-Sud Département de la Corse-du-Sud1.143,724Ajaccio Ajaccio54,364
Departement de la Haute-Corse Département de la Haute-Corse2.167,103Bastia Bastia41,001

External sources of information on Corsica

Corsica on Wikipedia