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What island is owned by France?

French Islands Overseas
Caribbean French West Indies: French-owned islands in the Caribbean include Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Barthélemy, the Windward Islands and Saint Martin.

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Hereof, which two countries Islands in the Pacific are administered by France today?

French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna (Pacific Ocean)

what is the largest French island? Oléron Island The Oleron island is the largest French island after Corsica, stretching 34km in one direction and 15km in the other. Since 1966, the renowned Ile d'Oleron has been connected to the mainland by a huge road bridge - the longest French one (about 3km) - that has been free since 1991.

Just so, what countries are owned by France?

The five overseas regions of France are:

  • Guadeloupe (Caribbean)
  • Martinique (Caribbean)
  • French Guiana (South America)
  • Mayotte (Indian Ocean)
  • Réunion (Indian Ocean)

What is France famous for?

(Chanel, Dior, Givenchy) and cars (Renault, Citroen, Peugeot). France is also famous for the Tour de France and the Eiffel. Symbols such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter, Montmartre, and the Georges Pompidou Center make Paris one of the most visited places in the world.

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