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Bonifacio (Corsican: Bunifaziu) is a town and commune near the southern tip of the island of Corsica, in the département of Corse-du-Sud, France. Its inhabitants are called Bonifaciens and the city was founded as a fortress and named after Boniface II of Tuscany in 828. Bonifacio is split into two sections. The vieille ville (old town), or la Haute Ville (the Upper city).


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Bonifacio is located directly on the Mediterranean Sea, separated from Sardinia by the Strait of Bonifacio. The commune includes the Lavezzi Islands.

Famous people born in Bonifacio

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View of Bonifacio

Limestone cliffs in Bonifacio