Mayotte - Collectivité départementale de Mayotte Mayotte est un département et une région d’outre-mer française située dans l'archipel des Comores au nord-ouest de Madagascar. Elle est constituée principalement de deux îles, Grande Terre et Petite Terre. Elle se situe dans le canal de Mozambique, dans l’océan Indien. Elle a la plus forte densité des DOM-TOM avec 538 hab./km². 90 % de la population est musulmane.
Mayotte is an overseas department and an overseas region of France, at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean, between northern ► Madagascar and northern ► Mozambique. The territory is geographically part of the ► Comoro islands, but has been politically separate since the 1974, when it voted to remain French.
Departmental Collectivity of Mayotte
► French overseas department and overseas region; French since 1843
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