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Bastia

(bästē`ä), city (1990 pop. 38,728), Haute-Corse dept., NE Corsica, France, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the island's largest city and chief commercial center. Famous for its wines, it has a thriving export industry and a variety of light manufactures. Founded (14th cent.) as a fort by the Genoese, it was the capital of Corsica until 1791. Its citadel (16th–17th cent.) and its many 18th-century buildings are tourist attractions.

Bastia

a port in NE Corsica: the main commercial and industrial town of the island: capital of Haute-Corse department. Pop.: 37 884 (1999)
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And Bastia, if not buzzing, are at least feeling a bit better than they were a month ago.
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In his four years at Bastia, Ray built up a reputation that made him stand out as one of the most impressive French coaches in the game.
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The player that Monaco and Ranieri will look to and Reims will try to stop is James Rodriguez, after the former Porto playmaker put on a master class against Bastia, scoring both the goals in the 2-0 victory.
Pour avoir aligne Abdoulaye Toure, qui etait a priori suspendu, le FC Nantes pourrait voir sa victoire face a Bastia de samedi (2-0) annulee, a dit L'EQUIPE.
Citing a lack of a basic reference book dealing with all petro-geological aspects of basin evolution in the Indian continental margins as the motivation for this book, Bastia (an oil and gas consultant based in India) and Radhakrishna (earth sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India) present a synthesis of the regional tectonic framework and evolution of the eastern and western continental margins, integrating the regional datasets for the development of petroleum systems in individual basins.
PARIS ST GERMAIN centreback Alex is focused on sealing the Ligue 1 title with a win over Valenciennes if Marseille slip up against Bastia.
But my older brother Serge was a pro with Monaco, Bastia and Lyon.
Officials from the Haute-Corse prefecture said the helicopter took off on Saturday night from the town of Ponte-Leccia to take a 20-year-old woman who was in labour to a hospital in the city of Bastia.