Geography Chapter 5: Development of Overseas French Territory

French overseas territory is spread around all the continents and oceans. This means that France has the second largest exclusive economic zone in the world after the USA. An exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is the maritime zone that extends 200 nautical miles (370km) from the coast of a territory and is reserved for the exclusive use of that territory.

Learn more about EEZs here:­‐bfZSU

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To learn about the huge new coastal route which has recently been completed on La Réunion, watch this video here:

Chapter 5 can be downloaded here:

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