Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean

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Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean

Îles Éparses de l'océan Indien
Flag of Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean
Flag
Coat of arms of Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean
Coat of arms
Anthem: "La Marseillaise"
"The Marsellaise"
Maps of the Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean. Anti-clockwise from top right: Tromelin Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, Bassas da India, Europa Island. Banc du Geyser is not shown.
Maps of the Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean.
Anti-clockwise from top right: Tromelin Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan de Nova Island, Bassas da India, Europa Island. Banc du Geyser is not shown.

The Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean (French: Îles Éparses or Îles Éparses de l'océan Indien) is the name for five uninhabited islands in the Indian Ocean. They are off the African coast, some are close to Madagascar. There is a weather station on some of these islands. They are administered by France, Madagascar claims some of them.