French Southern Territories travel guide

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French Southern Territories is located in Sub-Saharan Africa part of Antarctica.
The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, TAAF) is an overseas Territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) of France. It consists of:

Adélie Land (Terre Adélie), the French claim on the continent of Antarctica.

Crozet Islands (Îles Crozet), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar.

Kerguelen Islands (Archipel des Kerguelen), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa.

Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands (Îles Saint Paul et Amsterdam), a group to the north of the Kerguelen Islands.

The Scattered Islands (Îles Éparses), a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar.The territory is sometimes referred to as the French Southern Lands (French: Terres australes françaises) or the French Southern Territories, usually to emphasize non-recognition of French sovereignty over Adélie Land as part of the Antarctic Treaty System.The entire territory has no permanently settled inhabitants. Approximately 150 (in the winter) to 310 (in the summer) people are usually present in the French Southern and Antarctic Lands at any time, but they are mainly made up of military personnel, officials, scientific researchers and support staff.On July 5, 2019, the Crozet, Kerguelen, and Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the "French Austral Lands and Seas" because of their pristine wilderness, biodiversity, and enormous bird colonies.

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💬 Languages

French is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Euro [1 USD = 0.922 EUR].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

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🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

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☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🔥 27 °C and very hot. Current 3 months (May, June and July) average is 🔥 26 °C and very hot. Current season (spring) is 🔥 28 °C and very hot.
Yearly average27 °C 🔥
3 month average26 °C 🔥
Spring average28 °C 🔥
Summer average26 °C 🔥
Fall average28 °C 🔥
Winter average28 °C 🔥
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

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