Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Mayotte': France Islet Malagasy language Overseas collectivity Shimaore dialect Indian Ocean Madagascar Mozambique Mozambique Channel Comoro Islands Physical geography Political geography Comoros Grande-Terre Mayotte Volcanic rock 1977 Dzaoudzi Kilometre Pamanzi Square mile Indian Ocean Commission 1974 History of Comoros 1500 Death Sultan 1503 1843 1976 Island United Nations Security Council 1995 United Nations General Assembly Mahoran status referendum, 2009 Overseas department Head of government Multi-party system Parliamentary system Representative democracy Executive (government) Member of Parliament National Assembly of France Senate of France Departmental collectivity Departments of France Réunion European Union Communes of France Cantons of France