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Juan de Nova Island

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Juan de Nova Island

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Quick Facts
Capital NA
Government possession of France; administered by a high commissioner of the Republic, resident in Reunion
Area 4.4 sq km
Population a small French military garrison along with a few meteorologists; occasionally visited by scientists
Language n/a
Religion n/a
Time Zone UTC +3

Juan de Nova Island is an island in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, about one-third of the way from Madagascar to Mozambique.



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.




Low and flat.

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There is an unpaved airstrip.

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There is no economic activity on Juan de Nova Island.

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There are no public accommodations on Juan de Nova Island.

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