French island is located in the Mediterranean Sea, just to the north of Sardinia. Corsica is 160 km southeast of Nice, France, and 82 km west of Tuscany, Italy. Ajaccio is one of the biggest cities in Corsica and the native place of Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon is the most charismatic general in French history, famed for his military successes and he became a great Emperor of the French at the beginning of the 19th century. A popular tourist destination with idyllic beaches in the summer is Bonifacio city.
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