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Réunion
(1,550 words)

The Department of Réunion

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

897,000

Area

2,500 sq. km (970 sq. mi)

Population density

360/sq. km (920/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.76% (per 1,000: births 14, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

22%

Urban dwellers

100% (0.73% p.a.)

Capital city

Saint-Denis 149,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

62% Réunion Creole French, 22% French, 5% Tamil, 3% Chinese, 3% Swahili, plus 4 others

Peopl…

Cite this page
“Réunion”, 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_02REU>
First published online: 2020



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