Updated: Sep 27, 2022
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Mayotte is an overseas department and region of France officially named the Department of Mayotte, The territory is also known as Maore.
It consists of the main island, Grande-Terre (or Maore), a smaller island, Petite-Terre (or Pamanzi), and several islets around these two.
Mayotte is part of the Comoros archipelago, located in the northern Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Southeast Africa, between northwestern Madagascar and northeastern Mozambique.