Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ajaccio. the chief town of the French island of Corsica, is situated on the W. coast, and has a commodious and safe harbour. It is well built, and contains all the buildings connected with the administration, as well as n bishop's palace and a School of Hydrography. The house in which Napoleon Bonaparte was born (1769) is still extant. The trade of the place is principally in wine, oil, fruit, anchovies, and coral.