Mamoudzou

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Mamoudzou
A view frae Mandzarisoa
Location o the commune (in reid) within Mayotte
Coordinates: 12°46′50″S 45°13′40″E / 12.7806°S 45.2278°E / -12.7806; 45.2278Coordinates: 12°46′50″S 45°13′40″E / 12.7806°S 45.2278°E / -12.7806; 45.2278
Kintra Fraunce
Owerseas region an depairtment Mayotte
Government
 • Mayor (2001–present) Hassani Abdallah
Area
 • Land 41.94 km2 (16.19 sq mi)
Population (Julie 2007 census)
 • Population1 53,022
 • Population1 Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 98511 / 97600
Elevation 0–572 m (0–1,877 ft)
1 Population wioot double coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anly coonted ance.

Mamoudzou is the caipital o the French owerseas region an depairtment o Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean. Mamoudzou, kent as Momoju in the local Shimaore leid, is the maist populatit commune (municipality) o Mayotte. It is locatit on Grande-Terre (or Mahoré), the main island o Mayotte. The umwhile caipital o Mayotte wis Dzaoudzi, on the smaa island o Petite-Terre (or Pamanzi), but Mamoudzou wis chosen as the caipital in 1977. The island is locatit in the Mozambique Channel, atween northren Mozambique an northren Madagascar.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The commune is componed o 6 veelages in addeetion tae its central habitation, an aa cried Mamoudzou. These are: Kawéni, Mtsapéré, Passamainti, Vahibé, Tsoundzou I an Tsoundzou II.

The commune is an aa subdivided intae 3 cantons; Mamoudzou I, Mamoudzou II an Mamoudzou III.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population history
1985 1991 1997 2002 2007
12 026 20 307 32 733 45 485 53 022
Statistics accurate as o 1991
Veelage Populations
Veelage 1997 2002
Kavani 3 948 5 488
Kaweni 6 206 9 604
Mamoudzou 5 666 6 533
Mtsapéré 6 979 10 495
Passamainty 5 173 6 008
Tsountsou 1 2 093 3 058
Tsountsou 2 574 1 063
Vahibé 2 135 3 236
Statistics accurate as o 1997

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