What is the Latitude and Longitude on Mayotte?
Latitude of Mayotte is:-12.8333 and Longitude of Mayotte is: 45.1667
Mayotte is an archipelago of islands of Grande-Terre, Petite-Terre and number of smaller islands or atolls surrounding them. It is a French overseas territory. Mayotte separated politically with the Comoro Islands in 1974 and since then has been under the French rule.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 12.8333° South and 45.1667° East, Mayotte is a small island spanned across an area of 374 square kilometres. A population of 194,000, according to 2009 census, makes it the 21st most densely populated country in the world with the density of 498.5/km2. Located in the Indian Ocean, Mayotte lies to the northwest of Madagascar and northeast of Mozambique.
Mount Benara, at a height of 2165 feet, is the most elevated peak located in the oldest island of Comoro Islands, Grande-Terre. A rich fertile soil can be found in the island. Mamoudzou is the capital and the largest city of Mayotte.
The climatic conditions in the island of Mayotte are of tropical type. The hot and humid summers stretch from November to May. The island also experiences some rainfall in this season. Winters between May and November are cooler and drier.
Economy of Mayotte is dependent on the export of products like ylang-ylang, coffee, copra and vanilla. As a cultural country, Mayotte has borrowed its culture from the French.
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