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Mayotte

Mayotte Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Maritime claims > Territorial sea: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal State extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in the LOS Convention (Part II); this sovereignty extends to the air space over the territorial sea as well as its underlying seabed and subsoil; every State has the right to establish the breadth of its territorial sea up to a limit not exceeding 12 nautical miles. A full and definitive definition can be found in the Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention.
  • Natural hazards: Potential natural disasters.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC 2011
Area > Land 374 sq km 2011 1st out of 4
Area > Land > Per capita 1.73 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 206th out of 224
Area > Total 374 sq km 2011 1st out of 6
Area > Water 0.0 2011 1st out of 3
Climate tropical; marine; hot, humid, rainy season during northeastern monsoon (November to May); dry season is cooler (May to November) 2011
Coastline 185.2 km 2011 156th out of 225
Elevation extremes > Highest point Mlima Benara 660 m 2011
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Indian Ocean 0 m 2010
Geographic coordinates 12 50 S, 45 10 E 2010
Location Southern Indian Ocean, island in the Mozambique Channel, about half way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique 2011
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile 2011 1st out of 3
Natural hazards cyclones during rainy season 2011
Natural resources NEGL 2011
Terrain generally undulating, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic peaks 2011

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

"Mayotte Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Mayotte/Geography

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