French Southern and Antarctic Lands



Official Country Name
French Southern and Antarctic Lands

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Overview
The Southern Lands consist of two archipelagos, Iles Crozet and Iles Kerguelen, and two volcanic islands, Ile Amsterdam and Ile Saint-Paul. They contain no permanent inhabitants and are visited only by researchers studying the native fauna. The Antarctic portion consists of "Adelie Land," a thin slice of the Antarctic continent discovered and claimed by the French in 1840

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Economy
Economic activity is limited to servicing meteorological and geophysical research stations and French and other fishing fleets. The fish catches landed on Iles Kerguelen by foreign ships are exported to France and Reunion.

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Location
French Southern and Antarctic Lands is located in southeast of Africa, islands in the southern Indian Ocean, about equidistant between Africa, Antarctica, and Australia

Region
French Southern and Antarctic Lands is located in Antarctica

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Population
French Southern and Antarctic Lands has population of no indigenous inhabitants

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Climate
French Southern and Antarctic Lands has antarctic

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Terrain
volcanic

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Natural Resources
fish, crayfish

Ethnic Groups in French Southern and Antarctic Lands
French Southern and Antarctic Lands has the following ethnic groups - no indigenous inhabitants note: in 2002, there were 145 researchers whose numbers vary from winter (July) to summer (January)

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Religions
N/A

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Languages
N/A

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Capital
French Southern and Antarctic Lands capital is none

French Southern and Antarctic Lands Currency
French Southern and Antarctic Lands currency is none

Map of French Southern and Antarctic Lands