le tiers de la superficie française

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by Melrudin, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Melrudin Member

    English- US
    I have no idea what this means. The full sentence is:

    Le Bangladesh dépassera bientôt les 180 millions d'habitants sur le tiers de la superficie française.
     
  2. SwissPete

    SwissPete Senior Member

    94044 USA
    Français (CH), AE (California)
    It means that Bangladash will soon have 180 millions inhabitants on a surface / area one-third that of France.
     
  3. wildan1

    wildan1 Moderando ma non troppo (French-English, CC Mod)

    a population of 180 million on an area one-third the size of France
     
  4. Melrudin Member

    English- US
    Thanks for the fast replies. ^_^
     

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