Travel Information for Reunion
Time zone:GMT +4 (Reunion standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:French
Currency: euros (EUR)

$1 = 0.89, £1 = 1.19

(rates as of Sep 2016)


For help planning your trip to Reunion including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Reunion trip planning page.

Further information on Reunion

Discover more about Reunion - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of reunion

Total area: 2,512 sq km (10 sq km under water)

Coastline: 207 km (Indian Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Piton des Neiges (3,070m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Reunion from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldNo Data -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo Data -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of France

Population: 827,000     Density: 329.2 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Creoles, French, African, Tamil, other Indians, Malagasy, Chinese and Vietnamese

Religions: Roman Catholicism (predomiant), Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism

Country profile: BBC News.