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    French Southern and Antarctic Lands Government - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/french_southern_and_antarctic_lands/french_southern_and_antarctic_lands_government.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name:
      conventional long form: Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
      conventional short form: French Southern and Antarctic Lands
      local long form: Territoire des Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises
      local short form: Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises

      Dependency status:
      overseas territory of France since 1955; administered from Paris by Administrateur Superieur Michel CHAMPON (since 20 December 2004), assisted by Secretary General Jean-Yves HERMOSO (since NA)

      Administrative divisions:
      none (overseas territory of France); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are three districts named Ile Crozet, Iles Kerguelen, Iles Saint-Paul et Amsterdam; excludes "Adelie Land" claim in Antarctica that is not recognized by the US

      Legal system:
      the laws of France, where applicable, apply

      Diplomatic representation in the US:
      none (overseas territory of France)

      Diplomatic representation from the US:
      none (overseas territory of France)

      Flag description:
      the flag of France is used


      NOTE: The information regarding French Southern and Antarctic Lands on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of French Southern and Antarctic Lands Government 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about French Southern and Antarctic Lands Government 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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