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Alta Rocca region

The Alta Rocca is the eastern mountainous part of the ancient lordship: Rocca. One of the last feudal strongholds before the Genovese presence on the island in the sixteenth century. Afterwards, Genoa became stronger in Corsica and especially on the coast. Zonza, crossroads mountain formerly known Zonza di Carbini (Pieve) was built as it is nowadays, from the seventeenth century. In the nineteenth century the main activities were breeding sheep and goats. The practice of transhumance was common. It was necessary because the coastline became unhealthy wetlands infested with mosquitoes. Source Tourist office of Zonza.

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