Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Mayotte

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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. (from the CIA)


Economic Overview

Economic activity is based primarily on the agricultural sector, including fishing and livestock raising. mayotte is not self-sufficient and must import a large portion of its food requirements, mainly from france. the economy and future development of the island are heavily dependent on french financial assistance, an important supplement to gdp. mayotte's remote location is an obstacle to the development of tourism.

Environmental Issues


Government Type



216,306 (july 2008 est.)


Southern indian ocean, island in the mozambique channel, about half way between northern madagascar and northern mozambique


Total: 374 sq km land: 374 sq km water: 0 sq km

Slightly more than twice the size of washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: territorial collectivity of mayotte conventional short form: mayotte


Name: mamoudzou geographic coordinates: 12 46 s, 45 13 e time difference: utc+3 (8 hours ahead of washington, dc during standard time)

International Disputes

Claimed by comoros

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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