LOCALITIES ARE LISTED BELOW GENERAL INFORMATION
Formally La Réunion and previously Île Bourbon, this island located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 120 mi SW of Mauritius, the nearest island administratively is one of the overseas départements of France. Réunion is also one of the twenty-six regions of France (being an overseas region) and an integral part of the Republic with the same status as those situated on the European mainland.
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY
Communaute Juive de la Reunion
8 Rue de l'Est, St. Denis 97400
Virtually all Jews on La Reunion live in St. Denis and are Sephardim. A synagogue, Communaute Juive de la Reunion (community center), and a kosher hotel (Hotel Astoria.) are available. Approximately 50 Jews live on La Reunion. [August 2009]