Saint-Joseph, Réunion

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Coordinates: 21°22′43″S 55°37′09″E / 21.3786°S 55.6192°E / -21.3786; 55.6192Coordinates: 21°22′43″S 55°37′09″E / 21.3786°S 55.6192°E / -21.3786; 55.6192
Country France
Overseas region and department Réunion
Arrondissement Saint-Pierre
Intercommunality Communes du Sud
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Patrick Lebreton
Area1 178.50 km2 (68.92 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 37,069
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97412 /97480
Elevation 0–2,448 m (0–8,031 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

Saint-Joseph is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the extreme south end of the island of Réunion. As such, it features the southernmost point of the European Union.


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