Communes of Mayotte

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The French overseas department of Mayotte is divided into 17 communes.

Most are located on the island of Grande Terre, except for Dzaoudzi and Pamandzi which are located on Petite Terre.

By postal code and INSEE code[edit]

 Name   Postal Code   INSEE Code 
Koungou 97600 98510
Mamoudzou 97600 98511
Dzaoudzi 97615 98508
Pamandzi 97615 98515
Bandrele 97620 98503
Bouéni 97620 98504
Chirongui 97620 98506
Kani-Kéli 97625 98509
Acoua 97630 98501
Mtsamboro 97630 98512
Sada 97640 98516
Bandraboua 97650 98502
M'Tsangamouji 97650 98513
Dembeni 97660 98507
Chiconi 97670 98505
Ouangani 97670 98514
Tsingoni 97680 98517

By area[edit]

Same communes, classified by decreasing area (Mayotte measures 373.24 km² in total). The average or mean size of the communes is 21.95 km², while the median size is 20.51 km², slightly higher than the average and median size of the communes of Metropolitan France (14.88 and 10.73 km² respectively).

 Name   Area 
(km²)
1 Mamoudzou 41.94
2 Dembéni 38.80
3 Bandrele 36.46
4 Tsingoni 34.76
5 Bandraboua 32.37
6 Koungou 28.41
7 Chirongui 28.31
8 M'Tsangamouji 21.84
9 Kani-Kéli 20.51
10 Ouangani 19.05
11 Bouéni 14.06
12 Mtsamboro 13.71
13 Acoua 12.62
14 Sada 11.16
15 Chiconi 8.29
16 Dzaoudzi 6.66
17 Pamandzi 4.29

By population[edit]

Same communes, classified by decreasing population (Mayotte counted 160,506 inhabitants in total in 2002, for an average population density of 430.0 hab./km², more than four times the national average). The average or mean population of the communes is 9,441 inhabitants, while the median population is 6,963 inhabitants, much higher than the average and median population of Metropolitan France (1,542 and 380 inhabitants respectively). Each commune generally consists of several villages.

 Name   Population 
(2002 INSEE)
 Area 
(km²)
 Density 
(hab./km²)
1 Mamoudzou 45,646 41.94 1,088
Mtsapere 10,495
Kaweni 9,604
Mamoudzou 6,533
Passamainty 6,008
Kavani 5,488
Vahibé 3,236
Tsountsou1 3,058
Tsountsou2 1,053
2 Koungou 15,383 28.41 541
Majicavo Koropa 5,828
Koungou 5,467
Longoni 1,497
Trévani 1,161
Majicavo Lamir 774
Kangani 656
3 Dzaoudzi 12,311 6.66 1 848
Labattoir 12,066
Dzaoudzi 242
4 Tsingoni 7,856 34.76 226
Combani 3,559
Tsingoni 2,116
Mirereni 1,722
Mroualé 382
5 Dembéni 7,825 38.8 202
Tsararano 2,181
Dembéni 1,943
Iloni 1,608
Ajangoua 1,183
Ongojou 910
6 Pamandzi 7,510 4.29 1,751
7 Bandraboua 7,501 32.37 232
Dzoumogne 2,517
Bandraboua 1,866
Handrema 1,343
Bouyouni 978
Mtsangamboua 797
8 Mtsamboro 7,068 13.71 516
Mtsamboro 3,071
Mtsahara 2,370
Hamjago 1,627
9 Sada 6,963 11.16 624
Sada 9,176
Manjagou 787
10 Chiconi 6,167 8.29 744
Chiconi 5,060
Sohoa 1,107
11 Chirongui 5,696 28.31 201
Poroani 1,780
Chirongui 1,158
Tsimkoura 1,035
Miréréni 721
Mramadoudou 587
Malamani 415
12 Ouangani 5,569 19.05 292
Barakani 2,360
Ouangani 2,096
Kahani 953
Coconi 160
13 Bandrele 5,537 36.46 152
Bandrele 2,124
M'tsamoudou 1,395
Nyambadao 813
Dapani 568
Bambo Est 353
Hamouro 284
14 M'Tsangamouji 5,382 21.84 246
M'Tsangamouji 4,002
Chembenyouba 1,072
Mliha 308
15 Bouéni 5,151 14.06 366
Bouéni 4,002
Mzouazia 954
Moinatrindri 813
Hagnoundrou 766
Bambo Ouest 338
Mbouanatsa 189
16 Acoua 4,605 12.62 365
Acoua 3,285
Mtsangadoua 1,320
17 Kani-Kéli 4,336 20.51 211
Kani-Kéli 1,708
Kanibé 693
Choungui 658
Mronabeja 455
Mbouini 415
Passy-Kéli 407

See also[edit]