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Geography of Réunion

Réunion is an island in Southern Africa, in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. It is an overseas region of France. The total area of the island is 2,512 km², of which 10 km² is water. The island has a coastline of 207 km. The maritime claims of Réunion include an exclusive economic zone of 200 nautical miles, and a territorial sea of . Climate The climate in Réunion is tropical, but temperature moderates with elevation. The weather is cool and dry from May to November, and hot and rainy from November to April....

Réunion

Réunion (previously Île Bourbon) is a French island with a population of about 800,000 located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about southwest of Mauritius, the nearest island. Administratively, Réunion is one of the overseas departments of France. Like the other overseas departments, Réunion is also one of the 27 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....

Reunion Arena

Reunion Arena was an indoor arena, in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas. The arena served as the primary home of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks and the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars. Its capacity held accommodations for 18,187 basketball and 17,001 for ice hockey spectators. Reunion Arena was demolished in November 2009 and the site was cleared by the end of the year. History Reunion Arena was completed in 1980 at a cost of US$27 million. It was named for the early mid-19th century commune, La Reunion....

La Reunion (Dallas)

La Réunion was a socialist utopian community formed in 1855 by French, Belgian, and Swiss colonists near the forks of the Trinity River in Texas, USA. The Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas is about three miles east of the colony site. The founders of the community were inspired by the utopian thought of the French philosopher François Marie Charles Fourier. Followers of Fourier established 29 similar colonies in various parts of the United States during the 19th century. In 1860 the declining colony was incorporated into the expanding city of Dallas....

List of volcanoes in Réunion

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes....

Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion is the Roman Catholic diocese on the island of Réunion. History 1712: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Islands of the Indian Ocean from the Diocese of Malacca in Malaysia 1818: Renamed as Apostolic Prefecture of Bourbon 1850: Promoted as Diocese of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion Special churches The seat of the bishop is Cathédrale Saint-Denis in Saint-Denis. Leadership Bishops of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Roman rite): Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (since 1975.11.20) Bishop Georges-Henri Guibert, C.S.Sp. (1960....

Old Thresher's Reunion

The Midwest Old Threshers Reunion was started in 1950 and has taken place every Labor Day weekend since in the small town of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Over 100,000 visitors from all over the World flood this tiny town of about 10,000 for a week long celebration which pays tribute to antique agricultural equipment. Old Threshers Reunion, as an event, attracts visitors from around the world, attracted by both the permanent exhibits on the reunion grounds and by the collections of antique and steam powered equipment brought to the show by other visitors....

Central North Dakota Steam Thresher's Reunion

The Central North Dakota Steam Thresher's Reunion is an annual event held in New Rockford, North Dakota every third weekend of September. The event is held on the New Rockford Fairground, and began in 1958. It features rare working steam engines, antique implements, and also many antique tractors. Admission also includes a visit to the on-site pioneer village. The festival has run for nearly fifty years and has led to New Rockford self-proclaiming itself "Steam Capitol of North Dakota". Events Many events happen during the get-together....

University of La Réunion

The University of La Réunion (Université de la Réunion) is a French university in the Academy of Réunion. It is the first European university in the Indian Ocean....

Saint-Gilles, Réunion

Saint-Gilles is a village located along the west coast of the island of Réunion, in the commune of Saint-Paul. It is the site of the island's most popular seaside resort. Beaches Boucan Canot and Roches Noires are popular surfing spots....

Rivière des Galets (Réunion): The Rivière des Galets is a river on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion. It rises on the western slopes of Le Gros Morne, flowing northwest to reach the sea at Le Port. DEFAULTSORT ...

Takamaka, Réunion: Takamaka is a village close to the southeastern tip of the island of Réunion. It is located close to Le Grand Brûlé, the caldera of the Piton de la Fournaise volcano, and is to the northeast of Sa...

Reunion (Gummer): Reunion, a public sculpture by Don Gummer, is located on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, located near downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. The sculpture consists of two inter...

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