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    Tromelin Island Geography - 1991

      Total area: 1 km2
      land area: 1 km2

      Comparative area: about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 3.7 km

      Maritime claims:
      Contiguous zone: 12 nm
      Continental shelf: 200 m (depth) or to depth of exploitation
      Exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Disputes: claimed by Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles

      Climate: tropical

      Terrain: sandy

      Natural resources: fish

      Land use: arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; meadows and pastures 0%; forest and woodland 0%; other--scattered bushes 100%

      Environment: wildlife sanctuary

      Note: located 350 km east of Madagascar and 600 km north of Reunion in the Indian Ocean; climatologically important location for forecasting cyclones

      NOTE: The information regarding Tromelin Island on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tromelin Island Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tromelin Island Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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