French Southern Territories

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About Country

Port-aux-Français (located on the Kerguelen Islands)
Approximately 150 (2021 estimate)
French is the official language, but there are no permanent residents
Euro (EUR)
The climate of the French Southern Territories varies depending on the region, but is generally cold and windy, with temperatures ranging from -10°C to 10°C
Main Industries
Scientific research, fishing, and tourism (mostly limited to expedition cruises)
Approximately 439,781 square kilometers

Discover the unspoiled beauty of the French Southern Territories 🇹🇫, where towering glaciers 🏔️, active volcanoes 🌋, and unique wildlife 🐧 await. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and explore the wonders of this remote paradise. Start planning your adventure today!

The French Southern Territories is a group of islands and territories located in the southern Indian Ocean and the Antarctic region. The territory is uninhabited, and its rugged landscapes and pristine natural beauty make it a unique destination for scientific research and outdoor exploration.

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in the French Southern Territories include:

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    ÃŽle Amsterdam: a volcanic island known for its unique geology and abundant birdlife.

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    ÃŽle Saint-Paul: a remote island known for its rugged landscapes and historic shipwrecks.

  • 3

    Crozet Islands: a group of islands known for their stunning natural beauty, including rugged cliffs and glaciers.

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    Kerguelen Islands: a group of islands known for their unique flora and fauna, including penguins, seals, and albatrosses. Port-aux-Français, the capital of the French Southern Territories, is located on the Kerguelen Islands.

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    Scattered Islands: a group of islands located in the Mozambique Channel, known for their pristine coral reefs and marine life.

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    Adélie Land: a territory located in Antarctica, known for its stunning glaciers and ice formations.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that the French Southern Territories has to offer. The territory's rugged landscapes, unique flora and fauna, and remote location make it a must-see destination for adventurous travelers and scientific researchers.


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