Saint-Joseph, Réunion

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Saint-Joseph
Manapany in Saint-Joseph
Manapany in Saint-Joseph
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Location of Saint-Joseph
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
CountryFrance
Overseas region and departmentRéunion
ArrondissementSaint-Pierre
CantonSaint-Joseph and Saint-Pierre-3
IntercommunalityCommunes du Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Patrick Lebreton
Area
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178.50 km2 (68.92 sq mi)
Population
(2012)2
37,069
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code
97412 /97480
Elevation0–2,448 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.
Scenery in Saint-Joseph

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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