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Chagos Archipelago (Brit Indian Oc Terr)    [107]
(Dependency of the United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 60 sq. km     SEA AREA: 54400 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 0 ( )
  DENSITY: 0 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
U.K. Representative (Magistrate) enforces conservation measures
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:
Protection and Preservation of Wild Life Ordinance 1970 (as amended) The Wild Life Protection Regulations 1984 Imports and Exports Control Ordinance 1984
ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
None
REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/01/90


Islands of Chagos Archipelago (Brit Indian Oc Terr)
Diego Garcia (United Kingdom - Chagos Archipelago BIOT)
Great Chagos Bank (United Kingdom - Chagos Archipelago BIOT)
Perhos Banhos (United Kingdom - Chagos Archipelago BIOT)
Salomon (United Kingdom - Chagos Archipelago BIOT)


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