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List of French overseas territories (Inhabited departments and collectivities) Name Capital Population Land area (km2) Population density (inh. per km2) Status Location French Guiana Cayenne 250,109 (Jan. 2013) 83,534 3…


French Overseas Territories

List of French overseas territories (Inhabited departments and collectivities)

Name Capital Population Land area (km2) Population density
(inh. per km2)
Status Location
French Guiana Cayenne 250,109 (Jan. 2013) 83,534 3 Overseas department / region South America
French Polynesia Papeete 268,270 (Aug. 2012) 3,521 76 Overseas collectivity South Pacific Ocean
Guadeloupe Basse-Terre 405,739 (Jan. 2013) 1,628 249 Overseas department / region Antilles
Martinique Fort-de-France 386,486 (Jan. 2013) 1,128 343 Overseas department / region Antilles
Mayotte Mamoudzou 212,645 (Aug. 2012) 374 569 Overseas department / region Africa (Mozambique Channel)
New Caledonia Nouméa 256,000 (Jan. 2012) 18,576 14 Sui generis collectivity South Pacific Ocean
Réunion Saint-Denis 840,974 (Jan. 2013) 2,504 336 Overseas department / region Africa (Indian Ocean)
Saint Barthélemy Gustavia 9,035 (Jan. 2011) 25 361 Overseas collectivity Antilles
Saint Martin Marigot 36,286 (Jan. 2011) 53 685 Overseas collectivity Antilles
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint-Pierre 6,080 (Jan. 2011) 242 25 Overseas collectivity Southeast of Canada
10,197 (Jul. 2013) 11,197 (Jul. 2013) 12,197 (Jul. 2013) 142 86 Overseas collectivity South Pacific Ocean

 

Uninhabited overseas territories

Name Status Location
Clipperton French state private property West of Mexico
French Southern and Antarctic Lands TAAF district South Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean, Antarctica, Africa (Mozambique Channel)

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