Area: 439 665 sq km
Population: 80 inhab. (estimate 2017)
Density: 0.00 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 60° S; long. 136° - 142° E
Capital: 

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Terres australes et antarctiques françaises
Useful information

GMT Kerguelen Islands +5; Saint Paul Island +5; Amsterdam Island +5; Crozet Islands insert into caw_fusi_orari_loc values (Cochons, Apôtres, Possession, Pingouins, Île de l’Est) +4; Îles Éparses insert into caw_fusi_orari_loc values (Tromelin, Europa, Bassas da India, Juan de Nova, Glorieuses) +4; Adélie Land +10
DST Kerguelen Islands not applied; Saint Paul Island not applied; Amsterdam Island not applied; Crozet Islands insert into caw_fusi_orari_loc values (Cochons, Apôtres, Possession, Pingouins, Île de l’Est) not applied; Îles Éparses insert into caw_fusi_orari_loc values (Tromelin, Europa, Bassas da India, Juan de Nova, Glorieuses) not applied; Adélie Land not applied

Geography.
Overseas territory since 21 November 1924. It comprises: the Kerguelen Islands (7215 km²), in the southern Indian Ocean, consisting of a main island (6675 km²) and more than 300 smaller islets; the Crozet Islands (340 km²), in the Indian Ocean south of Madagascar, consisting of five main islands (Cochons, Apôtres, Possession, Pingouins, Île de l’Est) and other smaller ones; the Îles Eparses (Tromelin, Europa, Bassas da India, Juan de Nova, Glorieuses), around Madagascar; the Amsterdam (58 km²) and Saint Paul (8 km²) Islands, in the southern Indian Ocean; Adélie Land (432 000 km², with its “capital” at the research base of Dumont d’Urville) is a portion of Antarctic coast south of the 60th parallel south and between 136°E and 142°E.

Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs355t2016
marine fishes65t2016
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet102units2000
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage3 178 664t2000
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