Friuli archipelago


The Frioul archipelago is a group of 4 islands located on the Mediterranean coast of France , approximately 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Marseille . The islands of the archipelago cover a total land area of ​​approximately 200 hectares .

Island length height Notes
Pomègues 2.7 km (1.7 mi) long 89 m (292 ft) high The largest
Ratonneau 2.5 km (1.6 mi) long 89 m (292 ft) high
If Site of the Chateau d’If , Where hand fictional character in Alexandre Dumas, père ‘s The Count of Monte Cristo Was imprisoned.
Tiboulen from Friuli or Tiboulen islet Meaning “In front of the city” in Provençal , after the Latin antipolitanus .

The islands of Pomègues and Ratonneau are connected by a mole built in 1822.

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