conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Clipperton Island
local long form: none
local short form: Ile Clipperton
former: sometimes referred to as Ile de la Passion or Atoll Clipperton
etymology: named after an 18th-century English pirate who supposedly used the island as a base
possession of France; administered directly by the Minister of Overseas France
the laws of France apply
the flag of France is used
NOTE: The information regarding Clipperton Island on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Clipperton Island 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Clipperton Island 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
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