Reunion Island is an island in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. The island is a republic of France and therefore part of the European Union. This small island has numerous volcanoes, but there are also larger cities with dense populations.
French is the only official language of Reunion. Although it isn’t the official language, Reunion Creole is often spoken among the native population. English is often taught in school, but English fluency is quite uncommon, and the language is not spoken in business environments.
- Reunion Island is a major surfing destination, and there have been many famed surfers that call the island home. These include Jeremy Flores and Johanne Defey.
- Television in Reunion includes both locally produced programming and French-made programs that are imported.
- Whale sighting is very common on the island, making tours related to whale-watching a very popular industry. People come from around the world to see whales on the isle.