Mayotte

Official nameDepartment of Mayotte
Name in local languageDépartement de Mayotte (fr)
ContinentAfrica
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: 119e)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)
ISO CodesYT, MYT
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
Mamoudzou227,245 inhabitants
Dzaoudzi29,273 inhabitants
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See also