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    Europa Island Geography 2001

      Location: Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about one-half of the way from southern Madagascar to southern Mozambique

      Geographic coordinates: 22 20 S, 40 22 E

      Map references: Africa

      total: 28 sq km
      land: 28 sq km
      water: 0 sq km

      Area - comparative: about 0.16 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: 0 km

      Coastline: 22.2 km

      Maritime claims:
      exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
      territorial sea: 12 NM

      Climate: tropical

      Terrain: low and flat

      Elevation extremes:
      lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location 24 m

      Natural resources: NEGL

      Land use:
      arable land: 0%
      permanent crops: 0%
      permanent pastures: 0%
      forests and woodland: 100%
      other: 0%

      Irrigated land: 0 sq km (1993)

      Natural hazards: NA

      Environment - current issues: NA

      Geography - note: wildlife sanctuary

      NOTE: The information regarding Europa Island on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Europa Island Geography 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Europa Island Geography 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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