L'Île-Rousse (Corsican: Isula Rossa) is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of Corsica, France. It has a permanent population of around 2,500. It was founded in 1758 by Pasquale Paoli to create a port that would not be in the hands of the Genoese like Calvi.
Famous people born in the city[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- L'Île-Rousse on the site of the Institut Géographique National
- L'Île-Rousse on the site of INSEE Archived 2007-07-05 at the Wayback Machine