Official nameDepartment of Mayotte
Name in local languageDépartement de Mayotte (fr)
SubcontinentEast Africa
Population (ranking: 188e)288,926 inhabitants (2021)
Population growth3.38 % / year
Area375 km²
Density770.47 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 193e)2.536 billions $USD (2014)
GDP/capita (ranking)11,448 $USD (2014)
GDP growth9.38 % / year (2014)
Life expectancy (ranking)75.00 years (2017)
Birth rate38.00 ‰ (2017)
Fertility rate5.00 children / woman (2017)
Death rate (ranking)2.90 ‰ (2017)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)16.00 ‰ (2012)
Literacy rate90.00 % (2017)
Official languagesFrench
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDI (ranking: 120e)0.750 / 1 (2015)
EPI (ranking)0.00 (2018)
GovernmentOverseas region and department of France
Head of StatePresident Emmanuel Macron
National Day14 July (French Revolution of 1789)
DemonymMaorais, French
Tourists (ranking)50,700 people (2015)
Mayotte – petite
Catch-up on the French standard of living

Mayotte is a French overseas department and region located in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and Africa. Geographically, it belongs to the archipelago of Comoros, but politically, it is part of France.

Mayotte - Petite Terre
Mayotte – Petite Terre
Mayotte - Dzaoudzi et Mamoudzou
Mayotte – Dzaoudzi and Mamoudzou
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Urban areas (2017)
Urban areasPopulation
Mamoudzou256,518 inhabitants
Dzaoudzi29,273 inhabitants
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See also