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Mayotte
(910 words)

The Department of Mayotte

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

273,000

Area

370 sq. km (140 sq. mi)

Population density

730/sq. km (1,900/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.62% (per 1,000: births 26, deaths 2)

Under 15 years

39%

Urban dwellers

46% (2.19% p.a.)

Capital city

Mamoudzou 6,700

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

55% Maore Comorian, 39% Bushi, 3% Swahili, 1% Makhuwa-Meetto, 1% Makonde, plus 3 others

Peoples

5…

Cite this page
“Mayotte”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02MYT>
First published online: 2020



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