Reunion Island

Reunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean. It is east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius. Some quick facts about the Reunion include:

  • Reunion Island is part of France. This makes it the outermost region of the European Union.

  • As part of France, the official currency of Reunion Island is Euro.

  • Sugarcane is the main source of income Reunion, but tourism is becoming an important part of the island.

  • The culture in Reunion is a blend of European, Indian, Chinese and African. This is because of the different people who have settled there since the 1600s.