Torra di Furiani

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Location
42°39'30"N
009°24'52"E
Country
 France
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  • Historical
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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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