Adélie Land

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Adélie Land
Terre Adélie
Flag of Adélie Land
Motto: "Liberté, égalité, fraternité"
Anthem: La Marseillaise
Location of Adélie Land
Official languagesFrench
• President
Emmanuel Macron
• Administrator
Cécile Pozzo di Borgo[1]
• Head of District
François Grosvalet[2]
French overseas territory
• Coastline discovered
• Total
432,000 km2 (167,000 sq mi)
• Estimate
around 33 (winter)
< 80 (summer)
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+10
Calling code+262 262 00 2
Internet .al

Adélie Land (French: Terre Adélie) is France's claim in Antarctica, It stretches from the Great Southern Ocean inland all the way to the South Pole. It was named after Adèle Dumont d'Urville,[3] the wife of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville.

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