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Glorioso Islands - Introduction 1995
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Background: A French possession since 1892 the Glorioso Islands are composed of two lushly vegetated islands (Ile Glorieuse and Ile du Lys) and three rock islets. A military garrison operates a weather and radio station on Ile Glorieuse.


Glorioso Islands - Geography 1995
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Location: Southern Africa, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Madagascar

Geographic coordinates

Map referenceAfrica

Area
Total area total: 5 km²
Land: 5 km²
Comparative: about 8.5 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Note: includes Ile Glorieuse, Ile du Lys, Verte Rocks, Wreck Rock, and South Rock

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 35.2 km

Maritime claims
Exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
Territorial sea: 12 nm

Climate: tropical

Terrain: NA

Elevation

Natural resources: guano, coconuts
Land use

Land use
Arable land: 0%
Permanent crops: 0%
Meadows and pastures: 0%
Forest and woodland: 0%
Other: 100% (all lush vegetation and coconut palms)

Irrigated land: 0 km²

Major rivers

Major watersheds area km²

Total water withdrawal

Total renewable water resources

Natural hazards

Geography
Note: defense is the responsibility of France


Glorioso Islands - People 1995
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Population: uninhabited

Nationality

Ethnic groups

Languages

Religions

Demographic profile
Age structure

Age structure

Dependency ratios

Median age

Population growth rate

Birth rate

Death rate

Net migration rate

Population distribution

Urbanization

Major urban areas

Environment
Current issues: NA
Current issues natural hazards: periodic cyclones
Current issues international agreements: NA

Air pollutants

Sex ratio

Mothers mean age at first birth

Maternal mortality ratio

Infant mortality rate

Life expectancy at birth

Total fertility rate

Contraceptive prevalence rate

Drinking water source

Current health expenditure

Physicians density

Hospital bed density

Sanitation facility access

Hiv/Aids

Major infectious diseases

Obesity adult prevalence rate

Alcohol consumption

Tobacco use

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

Education expenditures

Literacy

School life expectancy primary to tertiary education

Youth unemployment


Glorioso Islands - Government 1995
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Country name
Conventional long form: none
Conventional short form: Glorioso Islands
Local long form: none
Local short form: Iles Glorieuses

Government type: French possession administered by Commissioner of the Republic, resident in Reunion

Capital: none; administered by France from Reunion

Administrative divisions

Dependent areas

Independence: none (possession of France)

National holiday

Constitution

Legal system

International law organization participation

Citizenship

Suffrage

Executive branch

Legislative branch

Judicial branch

Political parties and leaders

International organization participation

Diplomatic representation

Flag descriptionflag of Glorioso%20Islands

National symbols

National anthem

National heritage


Glorioso Islands - Economy 1995
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Economy overview: no economic activity

Real gdp purchasing power parity

Real gdp growth rate

Real gdp per capita ppp

Gross national saving
Gdp composition by sector of origin

Gdp composition by end use

Gdp composition by sector of origin

Agriculture products

Industries

Industrial production growth rate

Labor force
Labor force

Unemployment rate

Youth unemployment

Population below poverty line

Gini index

Household income or consumption by percentage share

Distribution of family income gini index

Budget

Public debt

Taxes and other revenues

Revenue

Fiscal year

Current account balance

Inflation rate consumer prices

Central bank discount rate

Commercial bank prime lending rate

Stock of narrow money

Stock of broad money

Stock of domestic credit

Market value of publicly traded shares

Current account balance

Exports

Imports

Reserves of foreign exchange and gold

Debt external

Stock of direct foreign investment at home

Stock of direct foreign investment abroad

Exchange rates


Glorioso Islands - Energy 1995
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Electricity access

Electricity production

Electricity consumption

Electricity exports

Electricity imports

Electricity installed generating capacity

Electricity transmission distribution losses

Electricity generation sources

Petroleum

Refined petroleum

Natural gas

Carbon dioxide emissions

Energy consumption per capita


Glorioso Islands - Communication 1995
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Telephones fixed lines

Telephones mobile cellular

Telephone system

Broadcast media

Internet country code

Internet users

Broadband fixed subscriptions


Glorioso Islands - Military 1995
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Military expenditures

Military and security forces

Military service age and obligation

Terrorist groups


Glorioso Islands - Transportation 1995
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National air transport system

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

Airports: 1
With unpaved runways 914 to 1523 m: 1

Airports with paved runways

Airports with unpaved runways
914 to 1523 m: 1

Heliports

Pipelines

Railways

Roadways

Waterways

Merchant marine

Ports and terminals


Glorioso Islands - Transnational issues 1995
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Disputes international: claimed by Madagascar

Refugees and internally displaced persons

Illicit drugs


Undercover Tourist


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