Where is Mayotte located?

What countries border Mayotte?

Mayotte Facts

What is the capital of Mayotte?

Capital Mamoutzou
Government Type NA
Currency Euro (EUR)
Total Area 144 Square Miles
374 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Indian Ocean, island in the Mozambique Channel, about half way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique
Language Mahorian (a Swahili dialect), French (official language) spoken by 35% of the population
GDP - per capita (PPP) $0.00 (USD)

Mayotte Demographics

What is the population of Mayotte?

Ethnic Groups NA
Nationality Noun Mahorais (singular and plural)
Urban Population 0.000000

Mayotte Government

What type of government does Mayotte have?

Executive Branch chief of state: President Jacques CHIRAC of France (since 17 May 1995), represented by Prefect Jean-Paul KIHL (since 17 January 2005)

head of government: President of the General Council Said Omar OILI (since 8 April 2004)

cabinet: NA

elections: French president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; prefect appointed by the French president on the advice of the French Ministry of the Interior; president of the General Council elected by the members of the General Council for a six-year term; next election to be held in 2010
Suffrage 18 years of age; universal
National Holiday Bastille Day, 14 July (1789)
Constitution 28 September 1958 (French Constitution)
Independence none (territorial collectivity of France)

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Mayotte Geography

What environmental issues does Mayotte have?

Climate tropical; marine; hot, humid, rainy season during northeastern monsoon (November to May); dry season is cooler (May to November)
Environment - Current Issues NA
Terrain generally undulating, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic peaks

Mayotte Economy

How big is the Mayotte economy?

Economic Overview Economic activity is based primarily on the agricultural sector, including fishing and livestock raising. Mayotte is not self-sufficient and must import a large portion of its food requirements, mainly from France. The economy and future development of the island are heavily dependent on French financial assistance, an important supplement to GDP. Mayotte's remote location is an obstacle to the development of tourism.
Industries newly created lobster and shrimp industry, construction
Currency Name and Code Euro (EUR)
Export Partners France 80%, Comoros 15%, Reunion
Import Partners France 66%, Africa 14%, Southeast Asia 11%

Mayotte News and Current Events

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