Mayotte

What is Mayotte known for?


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immigrants from Madagascar, and the remaining 0.8% came from other countries. thumb A view of Sada, Mayotte Sada (File:Vue-Sada.jpg) including mosque. The main religion in Mayotte is Islam (Islam in Mayotte), ref

: www.insee.fr fr themes detail.asp?reg_id 27&ref_id 1102&page donnees_detaillees rp2007 resultats_detailles rp2007_langues_lang1m.htm title LANG1M- Population de 14 ans ou plus par sexe, âge et langues parlées first Government of France (Cabinet of France) last INSEE accessdate 2013-10-10 language fr 2006 survey by France's Ministry of National Education A survey was conducted by the French Minister of National Education (France) Ministry of National


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'' ("moon"). The archipelago is notable for its diverse culture and history, as a nation formed at the crossroads of many civilizations. It is the southernmost member state of the Arab League. Though in the contested island of Mayotte the sole official language is French, the "Union of the Comoros

;(not shown) French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Réunion, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Wallis and Futuna 3 - 127 Grande Terre (Geography of Mayotte) France 162,036 (2007 census) - The '''Comoros Islands''' (Shikomori ''Komori''; Arabic جزر القمر ''Juzur al-Qamar''; French (French language) Les Comores

population chose to remain under French sovereignty was illegal. If the reintegration of Mayotte with the Comoros Islands cannot be achieved, the NGO advocates an exceptional migrant status for the inhabitants of Mayotte—the Mahorais—which would remove the requirement for visas between the Comores and Mayotte. - 182 align left


hit music

, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Norway, Réunion, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Tahiti. NRJ plays current, trendy music for young audiences. Their slogan is "Hit music only". They also operate the NRJ 12, NRJ Paris, NRJ Hits music television station in France. thumb An Air Austral Boeing 777-200ER in old Aircraft livery livery (File:Air Austral Boeing 777-200ER F-OMAY CDG 2005-6-20.png) at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport in 2005


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on the island, of various ethnic origins), make up the majority of the population. Groups that are not creole include people from Metropolitan France (known as zoreils) and those from Mayotte and the Comoros. Other nearby island countries and territories include Zanzibar to the west, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agalega and Réunion to the south, Comoros and Mayotte to the southwest. Seychelles, with an estimated population of 86,525, has the List of countries

referred to as '''Zanzibar'''), and Pemba (Pemba Island). Other nearby island countries and territories include Comoros and Mayotte to the south, Mauritius and Réunion to the far southeast, and the Seychelles Islands (Seychelles) about 1,500 km to the east. Arab and Portuguese traders visited the region in early times, and it was controlled by Omanis (Oman) in the 18th and 19th centuries. Britain established a protectorate (1890) that became an independent sultanate

; tt ) FR-YT Mayotte ( YT (ISO 3166-2:YT) ) - - id "YT" YT Mayotte 1993 .yt - * Comoros, Mauritius, and Seychelles – small island nations in the Indian Ocean * Réunion and Mayotte – French overseas territories (French overseas departments and territories) also in the Indian Ocean. ''East Africa'' is often used


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assemblies, but voters in Martinique and Guadeloupe rejected this in two referendums in 2003. In Réunion the creation of a second department for the southern part of the island has been debated for some time. Design The design consists of a white crescent with four white stars (Star (polygon)) inside of a green triangle. The flag has four stripes, representing four islands of the nation: yellow is for Mohéli, white is for Mayotte (claimed by Comoros but administered


plays current

, Martinique, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Norway, Réunion, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and Tahiti. NRJ plays current, trendy music for young audiences. Their slogan is "Hit music only". They also operate the NRJ 12, NRJ Paris, NRJ Hits music television station in France. thumb An Air Austral Boeing 777-200ER in old Aircraft livery livery (File:Air Austral Boeing 777-200ER F-OMAY CDG 2005-6-20.png) at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport in 2005


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History of the Comoros (History of Comoros) for the history of Mayotte before 1974. In 1500, the Maore or Mawuti (contraction of the Arabic جزيرة الموت Jazīrat al-Mawt -meaning island of death and corrupted to Mayotte in French) sultanate was established on the island. In 1503, Mayotte was observed by Portuguese explorers, but not colonized. In 1832, it was conquered by Andriantsoly, former king of Iboina (Boina Kingdom) on Madagascar; in 1833, conquered by the neighboring


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was postponed three days, Mayotte officially became a new department on Thursday 31 March 2011, according to all sources; see lemonde.fr politique article 2011 03 31 mayotte-embrouillamini-autour-de-son-accession-au-statut-de-departement_1501415_823448.html-- established_event6 Outermost region (Special member state territories and the European Union#Outermost regions) established_date6 1 January 2014 Gini_year Gini_change Gini <

. Counting the five overseas departments (French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion and Mayotte) the total comes to 101 departments. In 2011, the overseas collectivity of Mayotte became the 101st department. * The overseas departments each constitute a region (regions of France) and enjoy a status identical to ''metropolitan'' France. They are part of France and the European Union, though special member state territories and their relations


diverse culture

'' ("moon"). The archipelago is notable for its diverse culture and history, as a nation formed at the crossroads of many civilizations. It is the southernmost member state of the Arab League. Though in the contested island of Mayotte the sole official language is French, the "Union of the Comoros

Mayotte

'''Mayotte''' ( and, with its 212,645 people, is very densely populated at 569 per km² (1,473 per sq mi).

Its biggest city and prefecture is Mamoudzou. The territory is geographically (physical geography) part of the Comoro Islands, but the people of Mayotte chose to remain politically (political geography) a part of France in the 1975 referendum. The territory is also known as Maore, the native name of its main island, especially by advocates of its inclusion in the Union of Comoros (Comoros). In a 2009 referendum (Mahoran status referendum, 2009), the population overwhelmingly approved accession to status of department (95.2% voted in favour of departmental status). Mayotte became an overseas department on 31 March 2011 and became an Outermost region of the European Union on 1 January 2014.

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