Tsingoni

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Tsingoni
Commune
Location of the commune (in red) within Mayotte
Location of the commune (in red) within Mayotte
Coordinates: 12°47′09″S 45°06′41″E / 12.7858°S 45.1113°E / -12.7858; 45.1113Coordinates: 12°47′09″S 45°06′41″E / 12.7858°S 45.1113°E / -12.7858; 45.1113
Country France
Overseas region and department Mayotte
Canton Tsingoni
Government
 • Mayor Ali Souffou
Area 34.76 km2 (13.42 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)1 10,454
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 97617 /97680
Elevation 0–477 m (0–1,565 ft)
1 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Tsingoni is a commune in the French overseas department of Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean.

Tsingoni Mosque

Tsingoni Mosque (fr), originally built in 1588, is the oldest mosque in France.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pauly, Martial (10 February 2011). "La mosquée de Tsingoni, la plus ancienne mosquée en activité de France (Tsingoni Mosque, the oldest active mosque in France)". Archeologie Mayotte, Océan Indien (in French). Retrieved 10 June 2017. .