The French region of Reunion is an island in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius. Some quick facts about the Reunion include:
Reunion is the outermost region of the European Union.
The island is one of 27 regions of France. Other regions of France that are found overseas include Martinque and Guadeloupe.
The official currency of Reunion Island is Euro.
Although sugarcane is still the main economic source in Reunion, tourism is becoming a popular source of income for the island.
Roman Catholicism is the country’s main religion; nearly 85% of the population follows the Catholic faith. The remainder of the population is either Christian (2.2%) or other (0.3%).
The culture in Reunion is a mix of European, Indian, Chinese, and African.