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Juan de Nova Island
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Juan de Nova Island - Introduction 1997
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Background: Named after a famous 15th century Spanish navigator and explorer the island has been a French possession since 1897. It has been exploited for its guano and phosphate. Presently a small military garrison oversees a meteorological station.


Juan de Nova Island - Geography 1997
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Location: Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about one-third of the way between Madagascar and Mozambique

Geographic coordinates: 17 03 S, 42 45 E

Map referenceAfrica

Area
Total: 4.4 km²
Land: 4.4 km²
Water: 0 km²
Comparative: about seven times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

Land boundaries: 0 km

Coastline: 24.1 km

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

Climate: tropical

Terrain: NA

Elevation
Extremes lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
Extremes highest point: unnamed location 10 m

Natural resources: guano deposits and other fertilizers
Land use

Land use
Arable land: 0%
Permanent crops: 0%
Permanent pastures: 0%
Forests and woodland: 90%
Other: 10%

Irrigated land: 0 km² (1993)

Major rivers

Major watersheds area km²

Total water withdrawal

Total renewable water resources

Natural hazards: periodic cyclones

Geography
Note: wildlife sanctuary


Juan de Nova Island - People 1997
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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

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Population distribution

Urbanization

Major urban areas

Environment
Current issues: NA

Air pollutants

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Mothers mean age at first birth

Maternal mortality ratio

Infant mortality rate

Life expectancy at birth

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Physicians density

Hospital bed density

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Hiv/Aids

Major infectious diseases

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Alcohol consumption

Tobacco use

Children under the age of 5 years underweight

Education expenditures

Literacy

School life expectancy primary to tertiary education

Youth unemployment


Juan de Nova Island - Government 1997
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Country name
Conventional long form: none
Conventional short form: Juan de Nova Island
Local long form: none
Local short form: Ile Juan de Nova

Government type

Capital

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 Juan%20de%20Nova%20Island: the flag of France is used

National symbols

National anthem

National heritage


Juan de Nova Island - Economy 1997
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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


Juan de Nova Island - Energy 1997
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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


Juan de Nova Island - Communication 1997
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Telephones fixed lines

Telephones mobile cellular

Telephone system

Broadcast media

Internet country code

Internet users

Broadband fixed subscriptions


Juan de Nova Island - Military 1997
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Military expenditures

Military and security forces

Military service age and obligation

Terrorist groups


Juan de Nova Island - Transportation 1997
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National air transport system

Civil aircraft registration country code prefix

Airports: 1 (1996 est.)
With unpaved runways total: 1
With unpaved runways 914 to 1523 m: 1 (1996 est.)

Airports with paved runways

Airports with unpaved runways
Total: 1
914 to 1523 m: 1 (1996 est.)

Heliports

Pipelines

Railways: total:NA km; short line going to a jetty

Roadways

Waterways

Merchant marine

Ports and terminals


Juan de Nova Island - Transnational issues 1997
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Disputes international: claimed by Madagascar

Refugees and internally displaced persons

Illicit drugs


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