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Corfu,

Greece: see KérkiraKérkira
or Corfu
, Lat. Corcyra, island (1991 pop. 104,781), 229 sq mi (593 sq km), NW Greece, in the Ionian Sea, the second largest of the Ionian Islands, separated by a narrow channel from the Albanian and Greek coasts.
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Corfu

1. an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department of Greece. Pop.: 107 879 (2001). Area: 641 sq. km (247 sq. miles)
2. a port on E Corfu island. Pop.: 107 879 (1995 est.)
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17) Affaire du Detroit de Corfou, 9 de abril de 1949, in Recueil des arrets, avis consultatif et ordonnances, 1949, p.
Communication presentee au XXVIIe Congres de l'International Network for Social Network Analysis, Corfou, Grece, mai 2007, Inedits 2007-06, INRS Urbanisation, Culture et Societe, 35 p.
La, quelques nourrices mauresques, aux yeux etincelants, au teint plombe et noir, tiennent dans leurs bras ces beaux enfants de la Grande-Bretagne dont les cheveux blonds et boucles et le peau rose et blanche resistent au soleil de Calcutta comme e celui de Malte ou de Corfou.