Reunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean, benefiting of a tropical weather. It is at 800 km eastern Madagascar, part of the Mascareign Island archipelago alongside Mauritius (...)
The island counts numerous endemic species varying according to the height and the climate: we sometimes observe tropical forest or dry savannah, sometimes sugar cane or fruit tree plantations. (...)
Reunion Island tropical climate is marked by the influence of the trade winds. The latter can differ according to the places and the relief. The average temperature is 20°c on the coats, and 14°c (...)
Reunion island, with its 732 570 inhabitants (result of the 2001 census) and a density of 292.2 inhabitant/km2 is the most populated of the French overseas departments.
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First discovered at the beginning of the 16th century by the Portuguese Pedro MASCARENHAS, in 1638 the “Saint-Alexis” ship captain come to the island and take possession of it on behalf of the (...)
Reunion Island, French department is placed under the authority of a prefect named by the government. The Island, French department since the law of the 19th 1946 has a regional council as well (...)