|Full name||Department of Réunion|
|Religion||Roman Catholic, Hindu, Islam, Buddhist|
|National Anthem||"La Marseillaise"|
|Newspaper||Le Journal de L'Ile and Temoignages|
|Places to Visit||Saint-Denis, St-Gilles-les-Bains, Domaine du Grand Hazier, Le Maïdo, Musée de Villèle and many more places are there in the country.|
|Shopping||Tropical plants and seeds, wine and some local handicrafts can be found in cheap prices in Reunion.|
Introduction To Reunion :
In the year 1513, the Department of Reunion was discovered. The island is very beautiful and you will definitely enjoy the place.
Location Of Reunion :
The Department of Reunion is locared in the southern region of the African cintinent. Reunion is an island nation and also an overseas teritorry of France. Indian Ocean surrounds the country. Madagascar is a neighboring country of Reunion and it lies in the western side. The Mauritius island is also located vary close to the country.
Physical Map Of Reunion :
The land of Reunion is covered primarily with mountainous regions. The coastal regions also cover a considerable area of the country. These coastal regions are also fertile in nature. Volcanoes, mountains, hills, uplands and lowlands are seen on the face of this country.
The highest elevation of the country is the Piton des Neiges that rises almost 3,069 meters above the sea level. Piton de la Fournaise is a volcano, which is still active.
The rest part of the flag bears four triangle of same size. The triangle in the left side is blue, the upper one is orangish dolden, the lower one is green and the triangle in the right side or fly side in red. A white sphere covers all the apexes of the triangles. However this is the unofficial flag of Reunion. For all the official events, the flag of France is used.
Climate Of Reunion :
The climate of the Department of Réunion is tropical in nature. The winter season continues from May to November. The weather remains cold and arid during these months. On the other hand summer stays between November and April. These are months are characterized with warm weather and heavy rainfall.
Flora And Fauna Of Reunion :
Flora : The vegetation of the country is rich with different species of plants. The mountainous regions are specially known for deep forests.
Fauna : Animal life is also diverse in the Department of Réunion. Various species of mammals such as the black rat, the crab eating Macaque, farm animals, deer, rabbits and horses etc are found in the forests of the country. Besides that tortoise, lizards, boas etc are can also be found here.
People Of Reunion :
Nearly 720,934 people reside in the Department of Réunion. The various ethnic groups that exist in this country are French, African, Chinese, Pakistani, Malagasy and Indian. Though French is the official language of the country, Creole is also spoken widely in various corners of the country.
Art, Culture And Music Of Reunion :
Art : Literature is the primary section of artistic expressions in Department of Réunion . Besides that some local handicrafts also exist in various regions of the country.
Culture : A strong influence of Europe, Africa, china and India can be seen in the culture of Reunion. Music is an integral part of its tradition. Various rituals and customes have been accepted in the tradition of the country.
Music : Music of Reunion is very much encouraged. The various forms of music in this country are maloya music, vodun, sega music, Taarab and so on. Taarab is music that has been adopted from Tanzania.
Economy Of Reunion :
The economy of Reunion is stable. Basically it highly depends on its agriculture, but nowadays the service sector has also improved a lot. The agricultural products are vanilla, tobacco, corn, sugarcane, tropical fruits, vegetables etc. The industries that are growing very fast are rum industry, cigarette industry, sugar industry, handicraft industry, flower oil extraction industry and so on. The materials that are exported are primarily rum, molasses, sugar, lobster, perfume etc. France, Japan and Comoros are the main nations that are involved in this export trade with Reunion.