Saint-André town hall
|Overseas region and department||Réunion|
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Jean-Paul Virapoullé (UMP)|
|Area1||53.07 km2 (20.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||97409 / 97440|
|Elevation||0–920 m (0–3,018 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 debris
On 29 July 2015, airliner marine debris was found on a beach in the commune, later confirmed to be a part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which disappeared about 4,000 km (2,500 mi) east of Réunion on 8 March 2014.
- "MH370 search: Réunion debris to be tested in France". BBC News. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- "Plane debris is from missing MH370". BBC News Online. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- Shahrestani, Vin "MH370: Malaysian government confirms debris is from a Boeing 777" The Telegraph (UK), August 5, 2015
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