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Tromelin Island

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Areatotal: 1 sq km
water: 0 sq km
land: 1 sq km
Populationuninhabited, except for visits by scientists (July 2002 est.)
Language
Religion

First explored by the French in 1776, the island came under the jurisdiction of Reunion in 1814. At present, it serves as a sea turtle sanctuary and is the site of an important meteorological station.


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Tromelin Island

Geography

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Map of Tromelin Island
Location 
Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar
Geographic coordinates 
15 52 S, 54 25 E
Map references 
Africa
Area 
total: 1 sq km
water: 0 sq km
land: 1 sq km
Area - comparative 
about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Land boundaries 
0 km
Coastline 
3.7 km
Maritime claims 
continental shelf: 200-m depth or to the depth of exploitation
exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
territorial sea: 12 NM
Climate 
tropical
Terrain 
low, flat, and sandy; likely volcanic
Elevation extremes 
lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location 7 m
Natural resources 
fish
Land use 
arable land: 0%
permanent crops: 0%
other: 100% (grasses; scattered bushes) (1998 est.)
Irrigated land 
0 sq km (1998 est.)
Natural hazards 
NA
Environment - current issues 
NA
Geography - note 
climatologically important location for forecasting cyclones; wildlife sanctuary (seabirds, tortoises)
Tromelin Island

People

Population 
uninhabited, except for visits by scientists (July 2002 est.)
Tromelin Island

Government

Country name 
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Tromelin Island
local short form: Ile Tromelin
local long form: none
Dependency status 
possession of France; administered by a high commissioner of the Republic, resident in Reunion
Legal system 
the laws of France, where applicable, apply
Flag description 
the flag of France is used
Tromelin Island

Economy

Economy - overview 
no economic activity
Tromelin Island

Communications

Communications - note 
important meteorological station
Tromelin Island

Transportation

Waterways 
none
Ports and harbors 
none; offshore anchorage only
Airports 
1 (2001)
Airports - with unpaved runways 
total: 1
under 914 m: 1 (2002)
Tromelin Island

Military

Military - note 
defense is the responsibility of France
Tromelin Island

Transnational Issues

Disputes - international 
claimed by Madagascar and Mauritius

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