General Information about RÃ©union
Reunion is a small French island in the Indian Ocean near the African island country Madagascar. Reunion has a population of around 800,000 people, with about 160,000 living in Reunion's capital city Saint-Denis. RÃ©union Creole is the most spoken language in Reuinion and is stems from the French language. The most popular religions in Reunion are Roman Catholic and Islam.
The most popular things to do in Reunion involve the beautiful mountains and cirques, large volcanic valleys which offer wonderful nature and waterfalls. Saint-Denis is a miniature like a miniature Paris on the island of Reunion. It has many wonderful restaurants and cafes and is a great way to get acquanited with Reunion.
Find Out About The Climate In The Reunion
The climate in the Reunion is mainly tropical with hot and humid weather. The wet season begins in April and lasts up until October. Average coastal temperatures throughout the year are around 31 degrees. The Reunion only has two main seasons of summer and winter with May through to November being the best months to visit for dry weather. If you are visiting from November to April remember that it is cyclone season although the island is rarely affected.
Geographical Information On The Reunion
Set in Southern Africia the Reunion measures over 2,510 square kilometres with a coastline of only 201 kilometres. The Reunion originated from volcanic history which has resulted in the Reunion's terrain being filled with rugged mountains and short torrential rivers. The Reunion's highest peak of Piton des Neiges also referred to as Snow Peak measures over 3,069 metres and is located on the volcanic islands in the Mascarene Archipelago.
Learn About The Economy In The Reunion
The economy of the Reunion largely revolves around the agricultural industry with sugarcane being its chief produce, employing over 30 percent of the population. The tourism industry has also been highly developed over the years and now is the Reunions second largest industry in the country. The Reunion exports over 63 percent of sugar followed by rum and molasses, as well as small quantities of perfume essences and lobster. The offical currency of the Reunion is French Franc.
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