Single territorial collectivity

A single territorial collectivity (French: collectivité territoriale unique) is a chartered subdivision of France that exercises the powers of both a region and a department. This subdivision was introduced in Mayotte in 2011, in Martinique and French Guiana in 2015, in Corsica in 2018.

  Single territorial collectivity

The nature of a French single territorial collectivity is set forth in Article 72 of the French Constitution of 1958 (as amended since), which provides for local autonomy within limits prescribed by law.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Que sont les collectivités territoriales de Martinique et de Guyane ?". (in French). 2016-01-05. Retrieved 2018-01-26.
  2. ^ "Quel est le statut de la Corse ?". (in French). 2017-01-02. Retrieved 2018-01-26.