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Mayotte Geography: from the All Country Info reference guide to country facts

Mayotte Geography

Mayotte Geography: A summary of information about Mayotte Geography, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources.

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Mayotte: Geography

Location
Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about
one-half of the way from northern Madagascar to northern Mozambique
Geographic coordinates
12 50 S, 45 10 E
Map references
Africa
Area
total: 374 sq km
land: 374 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Area - comparative
slightly more than twice the size of Washington,
DC
Land boundaries
0 km
Coastline
185.2 km
Maritime claims
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
territorial sea: 12 nm
Climate
tropical; marine; hot, humid, rainy season during
northeastern monsoon (November to May); dry season is cooler (May to
November)
Terrain
generally undulating, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic
peaks
Elevation extremes
lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: Benara 660 m
Natural resources
NEGL
Land use
arable land: NA%
permanent crops: NA%
permanent pastures: NA%
forests and woodland: NA%
other: NA%
Irrigated land
NA sq km
Natural hazards
cyclones during rainy season
Environment - current issues
NA
Geography - note
part of Comoro Archipelago; 18 islands
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