Mayotte Is a department and region of France.
Capital city: Mamoudzou is the largest town and together with nearby Dzaoudzi, functions as the capital and sea port. The international airport is located on the islet of Pamandzi, close to Dzoudzi.
Area: 376 square km
Status: Although Mayotte is geographically part of the Comoro archipelago, the island is a self-governing French territory, with representation in the French National Assembly and Senate.
Population: 135000 as of 2000
Language: French (official) Mahorian, Swahili, Malagasy.
Currency: French francs.