About Calvi, Haute-Corse
Fortifications, Historical Places, Defensive Walls, Historic, Interesting Places, Historic Settlements
Calvi (French: [kal.vi]; Corsican: [ˈkalvi]) is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.
It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio. Calvi is also the capital of the Arrondissement of Calvi, which contains, besides the Canton of Calvi, three other cantons: L'Île-Rousse, Belgodère, and Calenzana.
The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2ème REP) of the French Foreign Legion is based in the citadel of Calvi.