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ID: 7594273
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7594273

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Corse (region (administrative division))  Corse (region (administrative division))

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 08 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.1330  decimal degrees
Long: 009 05 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 9.0830  decimal degrees

Note: Region is largely coextensive with the island of the same name. Area is designated as a territorial collectivity (collectivité territoriale) by law, allowing it greater powers than other French administrative regions. However, Corse is referred to as a region in common speech and is almost always listed among them.

Names:
Corse (preferred,C,V,French)
Corsica (C,V,display,English-P)
Corsica (Italian)
Corsica (Corsican)
Corse, Collectivité Territoriale de (C,V,French,U)
Collectivité Territoriale de Corse (C,V,French,U)
Corsica, Territorial Collectivity of (C,O,English,U)
Territorial Collectivity of Corsica (C,O,English)
Corsican (C,O)
FRA5 (C,V,FIPS,French,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of France (nation)  ........  France (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Corse (region (administrative division))  ............  Corse (region (administrative division)) (P)

Place Types:
region (administrative division) (preferred, C)  ............  sold by Genoa to France in 1768
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
coextensive with ....  Corse .......... (island)
..............................  (World, Europe, France, Corsica) [7001093]

Sources and Contributors:
Collectivité Territoriale de Corse..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Corse..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 23 April 2014
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 32TNM0000049776, accessed 23 April 2014
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Corse, Collectivité Territoriale de..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Corsica..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) 32TNM0000049776, accessed 14 April 2014
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
Corsican..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 18 January 2008
Corsica, Territorial Collectivity of..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
FRA5..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Territorial Collectivity of Corsica..........  [VP]
...........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 23 April 2014
...........................................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -1421827
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-40; I-89
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 49
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-)
..........  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)

 

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