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    Juan de Nova Island Geography - 1989

      Total area: 4.4 km2
      land area: 4.4 km2

      Comparative area: about 7.5 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 24.1 km

      Maritime claims:
      @m5Contiguous zone: 12 nm
      @m5Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation
      @m5Extended economic zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Disputes: claimed by Madagascar

      Climate: tropical

      Terrain: undetermined

      Natural resources: guano deposits and other fertilizers

      Land use: 0% arable land; 0% permanent crops; 0% meadows and pastures; 90% forest and woodland; 10% other

      Environment: subject to periodic cyclones; wildlife sanctuary

      Note: located in the central Mozambique Channel about halfway between Africa and Madagascar

      NOTE: The information regarding Juan de Nova Island on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Juan de Nova Island Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Juan de Nova Island Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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