GeographyIQ.comGeographyIQ.com
  Home
  Rankings


A B C D E F
G H I J K L
M N O P Q R
S T U V W Y
Z          


Currency Converter

 


World > North America > Clipperton Island

   flag of Clipperton Island
   Clipperton Island

Introduction:
This isolated island was named for John CLIPPERTON, a pirate who made it his hideout early in the 18th century. Annexed by France in 1855, it was seized by Mexico in 1897. Arbitration eventually awarded the island to France, which took possession in 1935.


Official name: Clipperton Island
Capital:
Government type:
Population: uninhabited
Languages:
Official Currency:
Currency code:
Area: total: 6 sq km
land: 6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Climate: tropical; humid, average temperature 20-32 degrees C, wet season (May to October)


Map of Clipperton Island
map of Clipperton Island


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Transportation - Current Time



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Transportation
Current Time







   Privacy Policy

   Portions of this site are based on public domain works from the U.S. Dept. of State and the CIA World Fact Book
   All original material copyright © 2002 - GeographyIQ.com. All Rights Reserved.
   For comments and feedback, write to us at info@GeographyIQ.com.