Open main menu

Tromelin Island

island in the Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean

Tromelin Island is an island in the Indian Ocean. It is located off the shore of Madagascar and not far from Réunion.

Tromelin Island

French: L'Île Tromelin
Flag of Tromelin Island
Location of the Scattered islands in the Indian Ocean. 1. Bassas da India 2. Europa Island 3. Glorioso Islands 4. Juan de Nova Island 5. Tromelin Island KM=Comoros MG=Madagascar MU=Mauritius MZ=Mozambique RE=Réunion YT=Mayotte
Official languagesFrench
French overseas territory
• Discovery by Jean Marie Briand de la Feuillée
• French claim to sovereignty
29 november 1776
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
ISO 3166 codeTF

The island is an overseas territory of France, but Mauritius claims that the island is theirs.