Mayotte

Guide to MAYOTTE

Map of MAYOTTEMAYOTTE which official name is Departmental Collectivity of Mayotte or Mayotte, is a country from Africa located at the Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about one-half of the way from northern Madagascar to northern Mozambique. MAYOTTE's capital is Mamoudzou which is the most populated city with about 54,837 inhabitants.

History of MAYOTTE



Flag of MAYOTTEOther symbols of MAYOTTE are Mahoran flag.Mahoran flag is composed by unofficial, local flag with the coat of arms of Mayotte centered on a white field, above which the name of the island appears in red capital letters; the main elements of the coat of arms, flanked on either side by a seahorse, appear above a scroll with the motto RA HACHIRI (We are Vigilant); the only official flag is the national flag of France .

MAYOTTE's history is quite long: Mayotte was ceded to France along with the other islands of the Comoros group in 1843. It was the only island in the archipelago that voted in 1974 to retain its link with France and forego independence.

MAYOTTEs geography

MAYOTTE has an area of 374Km ,with a coastline of 185.2, this small area is composed by 374 sq km of land and 0 sq km of water. Mahoran geography is known by it's generally undulating land, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic peaks . This makes Mahoran's land specially proclive to cyclones during rainy season.

Guide to travel to MAYOTTE

If you are thinking on traveling to MAYOTTE, you will have to take in consideration some points like MAYOTTE's currency, MAYOTTE's weather, MAYOTTE's national holiday and MAYOTTE's transports.

The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country's currency. MAYOTTE`s currency is called 0 ( 0

MAYOTTE's weather is characterized to be tropical; marine; hot, humid, rainy season during northeastern monsoon (November to May); dry season is cooler (May to November). So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to MAYOTTE.

You can also consider to visit MAYOTTE on it's national holiday to get in MAYOTTE's culture. If you do so, MAYOTTE's national holiday is called Bastille Day, 14 July.

Also, if you like natural wonders, don't forget to visit the highest point of MAYOTTE: Benara 660 m. And try also to get to MAYOTTE's lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit MAYOTTE's tallest structure: ( ).

Don't be afraid to take a flight to MAYOTTE, with more than 1 airports and 0 airlines, you will get to MAYOTTE without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. MAYOTTE has about0 of railways, and also0 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.

Mahoran Culture

Coat of arms of MAYOTTEMAYOTTE is known by Mahorans as MAYOTTE in the shortened way. Mahoran, about 208,783 people, are composed by different ethnics: 0. And they also have different languages: French.

Another relevant point nowadays it's MAYOTTE's religion. Mahorans are divided in Muslim 97%, Christian (mostly Roman Catholic) 3%.



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