French overseas collectivities

type of French territorial collectivity, used for several overseas islands or archipelagos
(Redirected from Overseas collectivity)

The Overseas collectivities (French: collectivité d'outre-mer or COM), are an administrative division of France. These territories include some former overseas territories and other French overseas holdings with a particular status. All of these were given the name collectivités d'outre-mer because of a constitutional reform on March 28, 2003.

As of March 31, 2011, there are five of these communities:

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