Tuesday, April 21, 2015

French Southern Territories

The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaisesTAAFin full the Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Territoire des Terres australes et antarctiques françaises) is an overseas territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) of France. The territory is also called the French Southern Lands (French: Terres australes françaises) or French Southern Territories. The latter excludes Adélie Land and Scattered Islands, where French sovereignty is not widely recognized or disputed by another state. The lands are not connected to France Antarctique, a former French colony in Brazil. The territory has no permanent civilian population. Those resident consist of visiting military personnel, officials, scientific researchers and support staff.
To know more about the country click here.

Cover :

One Of The Perfect Cover :
My friend JP send me this great cover. He is the joy of my collection. And, He is one of the very nice friend too. He send me few more very nice cover from some rare country. I become so happy after get this cover. This is my 3rd cover from FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES. This one is so special for my collection. The post mark is so clear. I like to see the clear postmark on the cover. I like those nice stamps too. Thank you JP for send me this very nice cover.  

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