The most isolated place in the world hosts 800 people

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This is the small French island called La Reunion. It is located in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and Mauritius. It is an isolated island and the town is called Cirque de Mafate. 

Islands of Africa – Wikipedia

The Islands of Africa are a major geographical sub-region of Africa, and represent a distinct … The French overseas territories of Mayotte and Réunion are also located nearby. … In the Atlantic seaboard, the largest islands are Cape Verde off the coast of West Africa and Sao Tome and Principe off the southwestern seaboard.

The most isolated village in the world hosts 800 people is a 100-square-meter valley. Cirque de Mafate has been isolated from the rest of the world millions of years ago. It happened after the collapse of a volcano. Access is possible on foot or by helicopter.

The first inhabitants were the Africans escaped from slavery. Then came the French farmers looking for a rich land. At present, 800 people live in Mafate. All residents are direct descendants of the original colonists.

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There is no running water or electricity in this locality. If a doctor or a policeman is needed, people bring him by helicopter to the locality.

In 2010, Mafate became a world heritage following UNESCO’s decision. This designation brought a great flow of tourists to the island. Those who come here do it to relax and admire landscapes. But also to see species of birds or plants that exist only in this place, the BBC informs.

Mayotte unrest: French island residents round up ‘foreigners’ – BBC …

Mar 17, 2018 A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island take … 250,000 people that is part of the Comoros archipelago off the coast of Africa.

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