Where is the Reunion Island located?

AfricaRéunion / Continent

Réunion, officially Department of Réunion, French Département de la Réunion, island of the Mascarene Islands that is a French overseas département and overseas région. It is located in the western Indian Ocean about 420 miles (680 km) east of Madagascar and 110 miles (180 km) southwest of Mauritius.

What country owns Reunion Island?

The remote Indian Ocean island of Reunion lies between Madagascar and Mauritius. As a French overseas territory, it has the same political status as other departments in mainland France. Densely-populated and ethnically diverse, the island’s capital of Saint-Denis is home to one-fifth of the population.

Is Reunion Island part of France?

Like the other four overseas departments, Réunion also holds the status of a region of France, and is an integral part of the French Republic. Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union and is part of the eurozone.

Is Réunion bigger than Mauritius?

Reunion Island, being situated 175 kilometres southwest of Mauritius, is younger. The island is 20% bigger than Mauritius and has mountains reaching more than 3,000 meters. It has two volcanoes, one (Piton des Neiges) is dormant and the other one (Piton de la Fournaise) is active.

How many hours from Mauritius to Reunion?

Countries Distance Map

Reunion Distance To Country Distance (km) Flight Time (hr)
Mauritius 226.29 0.25
Madagascar 942.62 1.03
Mayotte 1436.11 1.57
Comoros 1611.62 1.77

Who is the leader of Martinique?

The Assembly of the Territorial Collectivity of Martinique is composed of 51 members elected by proportional representation in two rounds with each list having an equal number of male and female candidates. The term of the Assembly is 6 years. The current president of the assembly is Claude Lise.

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