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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Mayotte

Department of Mayotte
Département de Mayotte  (French)
Anthem: La Marseillaise
("The Marseillaise")
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Coordinates: 12°50′35″S 45°08′18″E / 12.84306°S 45.13833°E / -12.84306; 45.13833Coordinates: 12°50′35″S 45°08′18″E / 12.84306°S 45.13833°E / -12.84306; 45.13833
Country France
PrefectureMamoudzou
Departments1
Government
 • President of the Departmental CouncilSoibahadine Ibrahim Ramadani (LR)
Area
 • Total374 km2 (144 sq mi)
 • Rank18th region
Population
 (Jan. 2022)[1]
 • Total299,348
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mahoran
Maorais
Time zoneUTC+03:00 (EAT)
ISO 3166 code
GDP (2019)[2]Ranked 18th among France's 18 regions
Total€2.66 billion (US$2.98 bn)
Per capita€9,692 (US$10,850)
NUTS RegionFRA
WebsitePrefecture
Departmental Council

Mayotte

Mayotte is an overseas department and region and single territorial collectivity of France officially named the Department of Mayotte. It is located in the northern part of the Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Southeastern Africa, between Northwestern Madagascar and Northeastern Mozambique. Mayotte consists of a main island, Grande-Terre, a smaller island, Petite-Terre, as well as several islets around these two. Mayotte is the most prosperous territory in the Mozambique Channel, making it a major destination for illegal immigration.