Torra di Furiani

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Geographical coordinates: 42.65844444 9.41463889


English Torra di Furiani

The Tower of Furiani (Corsican: Torra di Furiani) is a Genoese tower located in the commune of Furiani on the Corsica. The square tower stands within the village which is 220 metres (720 ft) above sea level.

The tower was one of a series of defences constructed by the Republic of Genoa between 1530 and 1620 to stem the attacks by Barbary pirates.In 1987 the tower was listed as one of the official historical monuments of France.

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French Tour de Furiani

La tour de Furiani (en corse : torra di Furiani) est une tour génoise située dans la commune de Furiani, dans le département français de la Haute-Corse.

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