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Surface area: 2,510 km²
Capital: Saint-Denis
Population: 839 500 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Reunion. This will avoid the months of heavy rain and tropical storms.

French is the official language in Réunion. The most widely spoken languages ​​on Réunion Creole French, Tamil, Comoros and Malagasy language.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not necessary if you are staying for less than three months on Réunion.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in South Africa (also for Réunion): zuidafrika.nlambassade.org .
French Embassy in the Netherlands (also in Réunion): ambafrance-nl.org .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Reunion is advisable to one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
On Réunion is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
On Réunion you must drive on the right side of the road.

On Réunion, you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug needs to have a recess for the earth pin present in the outlet. You have a travel adapter is required if your plug does not have such a recess.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Réunion available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Réunion, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites ending in .re from Réunion.
Official websites of Réunion: reunion.fr and regionreunion.com .

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Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Reunion.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Reunion.

An overview of all the holidays in Reunion available at journeymart.com .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Réunion, see Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Reunion can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.