Mayotte Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • 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.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Population density > People per sq. km: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC 2011
Area > Comparative to US places slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC 2008
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
Natural resources NEGL 2011
Population density > People per sq. km 481.28 people/m² 2005 15th out of 202
Terrain generally undulating, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic peaks 2011

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


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