North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and connected seas

Tsunami Information Centre

France

France

Name of OrganizationCentre d'alerte aux tsunami
Name of OfficialFrançois Schindelé
Adress
Phone Number
Fax Number
Email Adress
Websitehttp://www.info-tsunami.fr/content.php?art=45

Name of OrganizationMinistère de l'intérieur, Direction générale de la sécurité civile et de la gestion des crises, sous-direction de la planification et de la gestion des crises
Name of OfficialPhilippe LE MOING SURZUR
Adress87-95 quai du Docteur Dervaux, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine
Phone Number
Fax Number
Email Adress
Websitehttp://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Le-ministere/Securite-civile

Name of OrganizationMinistère de l'intérieur, Direction générale de la sécurité civile et de la gestion des crises, sous-direction de la planification et de la gestion des crises
Name of OfficialPhilippe LE MOING SURZUR
Adress87-95 quai du Docteur Dervaux, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine
Phone Number
Fax Number
Email Adress
Websitehttp://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Le-ministere/Securite-civile

Recent Tsunami Events in France

Date (Y/M/D)NameMagnitude
2003/05/21 BOURMEDES, ALGERIA 6.9
     
     
     
     

 

Country Information
Location 48°51.4′N 2°21.05'E1
Area 551,500 km2 3
Coastline 4,853 km*
Climate France has four broad climatic zones: the humid seaboard zone west of the line Bayonne-Lille with cool summers; a semi-continental zone with cold winters and hot summers in Alsace-Lorraine, along the rhodanian corridor and in the mountainous massifs (Alps, Pyrenees, Massif Central); an intermediate zone with cold winters and hot summers in the North, the Paris region and the central region; and a Mediterranean zone with mild winters and quite hot summers in the south of France.
Terrain  
Population 63,937,0003 
Official Languages French1
Natural Hazards Storm and flood2
  •  Sources : 
  • 1 Wikipedia
  • 2 Prevention web
  • 3 UN Data
  • * The World factbook
Awareness and Education Materials