Monday, November 2, 2009

Mayotte, Other Informations

Status- Territorial collectivity,
Prefect-jean-Paul Kihl(2004)
Capital-Dzaoudji (15,100, est 2003)
Largest City-Mamoudzou, 45,700
Religion-97% Islam,
Unemployment 38 %
Arable land- n.a.
Agriculture-vanilla,ylang-ylang(perfume essence), coffee, copra,
Labour force-48,800(2000),
Industries-newly created lobster and shrimp industry, construction,
Natural resources-negligible,
Exports-$3.44 millionylang-ylang, vanilla,copra, coconuts,coffee,cinnamon,
Imports- $141.3 million food, machinery and equipment, transportation equipment,metals,
Major Trading-France,Comoros,Re-union,africa, Southeast Asia.
High ways-total 93 km.; paved-72 km., unpaved-21 km.
Ports and Harbours-Dzaoudji
airports-1 (2004 est),
International dispute-Claim by Comoros.