Alt namesDepartment of Reunionsource: Britannica Book of the Year (1991) p 686
DOMsource: Wikipedia
Département de la Réunionsource: Britannica Book of the Year (1993) p 698
La Réunionsource: Wikipedia
Reunionsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998); Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) p 1011
Reuniãosource: Novo Dicionário Aurélio (1975) p 1232
Reuniónsource: Cassell's Spanish Dictionary (1978) p 964
Réunionsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates21.1°S 55.6°E
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Réunion (; , ; previously Île Bourbon; ) is an island in the Indian Ocean that is an overseas department and region of France. It is located approximately east of the island of Madagascar and southwest of the island of Mauritius. , it had a population of 868,846.[1]

Like the other four overseas departments, Réunion also holds the status of a region of France, and is an integral part of the French Republic. Réunion is an outermost region of the European Union and is part of the eurozone. Réunion and the fellow French overseas department of Mayotte are the only eurozone regions located in the Southern Hemisphere.

As in the rest of France, the official language of Réunion is French. In addition, a majority of the region's population speaks Réunion Creole.


How places in Réunion are organized

All places in Réunion

Further information on historical place organization in Réunion

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