Clipperton Island



Official Country Name
Clipperton Island

Clipperton Island Overview
This isolated island was named for John CLIPPERTON, a pirate who made it his hideout early in the 18th century. Annexed by France in 1855, it was seized by Mexico in 1897. Arbitration eventually awarded the island to France, which took possession in 1935.

Clipperton Island Economy
Although 115 species of fish have been identified in the territorial waters of Clipperton Island, the only economic activity is tuna fishing.

Clipperton Island Location
Clipperton Island is located in Middle America, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, 1,120 km southwest of Mexico

Region
Clipperton Island is located in Central America

Clipperton Island Population
Clipperton Island has population of uninhabited (July 2006 est.)

Clipperton Island Climate
Clipperton Island has tropical; humid, average temperature 20-32 degrees C, wet season (May to October)

Clipperton Island Terrain
coral atoll

Clipperton Island Natural Resources
fish

Ethnic Groups in Clipperton Island
Clipperton Island has the following ethnic groups - none

Clipperton Island Religions
none

Clipperton Island Languages
none

Clipperton Island Capital
Clipperton Island capital is none

Clipperton Island Currency
Clipperton Island currency is none

Map of Clipperton Island