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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Reunion

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REUNION
REUNION

Réunion, an island off the coast of Madagascar, is a département of France. It forms part of the French mail system.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

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Table of Contents

Reunion - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

262

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

F

Internet country code

RE

GRC Country Code

REU

Reunion - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 1st June 2021
   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator)

Reunion - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 1st June 2021
   dd/mm/yyyy
   dd.mm.yyyy
   dd-mm-yyyy

The 24-hour clock notation is used, with h, indicating heures, hours, often used as a separator:

   14h32
   14:32   

Reunion - Languages

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The official language is French External, though 87% of the population speak Réunion Creole French External. There are some 120 000 speakers of Tamil External.

Reunion - Address formats

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Please refer to the chapter on France for address information.

Reunion - Post office box

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This is written Boîte Postale.

Reunion - Postal codes

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   Note: This section last updated 12th September 2020

All Réunion postal codes (Code Postal) commence with the digits 974, 977 or 978.

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Reunion - Postal code format graphic

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Reunion - Postal code format

Reunion - Postal code specifics

Reunion - Postal code regular expression

\A((97)[4|7|8][0-9][0-9])\Z

Reunion - Postal code level of coverage

3

Reunion - Postal code map

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Reunion - Administrative districts

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   Note: This section last updated 29th July 2011

Réunion has four arrondissements External: Saint-Benoît External, Saint-Denis External, Saint-Paul External and Saint-Pierre External.

Reunion - Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Reunion

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   Note: This section last updated 28th December 2017

Réunion telephone numbers have no area code. Subscriber numbers have 9 digits. Mobile numbers commence with 639, 692 or 693.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

Every effort is made to keep this resource updated. If you find any errors, or have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to contact the author.

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