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General information on Europa Island

Europa Island has been possessed by France for more than a hundred years. The island has two main characteristics: The abundance of the wood and it is the site of a weather station occupied by a small French contingent.

Geographical information on Europa Island

Geographical Position: South of Africa, between Mozambique and Madagascar.

Map Ref Latitude & Longitude: 22 degrees South, 40 degrees East

Total Land & Sea Area Total: 40 square kms Sea Area: 0 square kms land area: 40 square kms

Land boundaries: 0 kms Coastal Length: 20 kms

Climatological Conditions


Highest & Lowest Elevations: Lowest elevation: Indian Ocean 0 meters highest point: unnamed location 25 meters

Land use: arable land area: none permanent crops: none other: 100 percent (mainly forests) Irrigated land area: 0 square kms (1998 estimate.)

Geographical Point of Interest

The island is a wildlife sanctuary

People Europa Island

Population: no indigenous inhabitants but the island is visited by a small French contingent and some scientists

Government Europa Island

None: the island is a French territory; governed by a high commissioner of the Republic, who lives in Reunion Legal system: The legal system of France

Economy information on Europa Island

Economy - overview: none

Communications information on Europa Island

1 meteorological station

Travel to Europa Island

Airports: 1 (2002)

Military system of Europa Island

France is in charge of the defense of the island.

International Issues Disputes - international: Claimed by Madagascar

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