Kerguelen Islands

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Kerguelen Islands
Îles Kerguelen
Banner o Kerguelen Islands
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Location o the Kerguelen Islands in the Soothren Ocean
Location o the Kerguelen Islands in the Soothren Ocean
Cairt o the Kerguelen Islands
Cairt o the Kerguelen Islands
Capital Port-aux-Français
49°21′S 70°13′E / 49.350°S 70.217°E / -49.350; 70.217
Offeecial leids French
Govrenment Destrict o the French Soothren an Antarctic Launds
• Preses
François Hollande
• Admeenistrator
Pascal Bolot[1]
• Heid o Destrict
Disker[1]
French owerseas territory
• Discovery
Februar 1772
• 
1944
Aurie
• Tot
7,215 km2 (2,786 sq mi)
Population
• Estimate
aroond 45 (winter)
aroond 110 (simmer)
Siller Euro (EUR)
Time zone (UTC4)
Cawin code +262
Internet TLD .tf

The Kerguelen Islands (in French commonly Îles Kerguelen or Archipel de Kerguelen but offeecially Archipel des Kerguelen or Archipel Kerguelen, pronounced: [kɛʁɡeˈlɛn]), an aa kent as the Desolation Islands, are a group o islands in the soothren Indian Ocean constitutin ane o the twa emerged pairts o the maistly submerged Kerguelen Plateau.

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Coordinates: 49°15′S 69°10′E / 49.250°S 69.167°E / -49.250; 69.167