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 Glorioso Islands 
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 Time zone
 +4 h 
 Continent
 Africa 
 ITU zone
 53 
 CQ zone
 39 
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 Metropole
 
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 Flag 
 Flag description 
The flag of France is used.
 
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 Glorioso Islands 
 Population: 
No indigenous inhabitants(July 2002 est.)
There is a small French military garrison along with a few meteorologists, visited by scientists.
 Geographic
 coordinates: 
11° 32' S, 47° 20' E
 Area total: 
7 sq. km
includes Ile Glorieuse, Ile du Lys, Verte Rocks, Wreck Rock, and South Rock
 Land area: 
7 sq. km
 Water area: 
0 sq. km
 Total land
 boundaries: 
0 km
 Coastline: 
35.2 km
 Elevation
 extremes: 
Indian Ocean 0 m - unnamed location 12 m
 Name -
 conventional
 long form: 
none
 Name -
 conventional
 short form: 
Glorioso Islands
 Name - local
 long form: 
none
 Name - local
 short form: 
Iles Glorieuses
 Independence: 
none (part of France)
 Dependency
 status: 
Possession of France - part of Îles Éparses (Scattered Islands), which are under the authority of the Minister of the Overseas Territories since the decree of January 3, 2005; they are neither department, neither territory, nor local authority. The administration of the Scattered Islands is entrusted to the Prefect, Higher Administrator Of The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (TAAF) - islands are not part of TAAF. The Éparses Islands do not are part of the territory of the European Union. The Éparses Is. are classified as natural reserves by the Prefectoral Decrees, thus regulating the fishing and the stay of the people on these islands.
2007-03-15: Status of Îles Éparses changed from private domain of the state to district.
 
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