L'Étang-Salé is a commune in the department and region of Réunion. It is bordered by the communes of Les Saint-Louis. Within the commune is the Étang-Salé forest. There is a beach with black sand in the commune, a popular surfing spot. There is an industrial zone in L'Étang-Salé a popular surfing beach in L'Étang-Salé-les-Bains several hotels an 18-hole golf course Croc' Park - a crocodile park Communes of the Réunion department INSEE Site of the CIVIS Personal website of the L'Étang-Salé's town
Le Tampon is the fourth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the south-central part of the island of Réunion, adjacent to Saint-Pierre. In the early twentieth century, the town was the base for the sorcerer Sitarane. Communes of the Réunion department INSEE Official website
Salazie is a volcanic caldera and commune in the department and region of Réunion. The first settlement of the area took place in 1829 after a cyclone had devastated the nearby coast, the municipality of Salazie was formed in 1889; the name of the commune is derived from the Malagasy word salazy, meaning'good encampment'. Salazie lies in the middle of north-east of Piton des Neiges, in the Cirque de Salazie; the commune is landlocked, borders the communes of Bras-Panon, Cilaos, La Possession, Saint-André, Saint-Benoît, Saint-Denis, Sainte-Marie and Sainte-Suzanne. Anchaing and Héva: reality or legend of a couple of runaway slaves Hell-Bourg, a village, part of the commune of Salazie Trou de Fer Communes of the Réunion department Bridal Veil Falls INSEE CIREST site Official site of the commune
La Possession is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the northwest side of the island of Réunion, between the capital of Saint-Denis and the commune of Le Port. To the territory of this commune belongs the major part of the Cirque of Mafate, a caldera of the dormant Piton des Neiges volcano, it is part of the Réunion National Park. The territory of the commune of La Possession belonged to the commune of Saint-Paul until 1895. 1675: First settlements by Jean Marquet. 1699: Concessions for planting sugar cane attributed to Texer de Mota, a Portuguese from India 1730-1767: Construction of Chemin Crémont first paved walkway to the islands capital Saint-Denis 1797: Concession of Rivière des Galets attributed to Dr Rivière. 1833: Construction of a chapel replaced by a church 1834: Still belonging to the commune of Saint-Paul, Réunion the territory of the futur commune becomes special section. 1849–1854: Construction of the La route de la Montagne - first reliable road connection to Saint-Denis.
1860: Construction of the lazaret of La Grande Chaloupe that becomes the quarantine station of Réunion. 1872: Claims by the population for installation of a new commune 1881: A petition is addressed to the regional council. 1882: Begin of the construction of the railway Saint-Denis - Saint-Pierre and the harbour of Le Port. 1886: First steamers enter the new harbour the Pointe des Galets 1890: Creation of the commune La Possession 1895: A part of the territory at the Pointe des Galets was split off to become the commune of Le Port.. 1976: Inauguration of the new coastal highway to Saint-Denis. 1976: Closure of the railway Saint-Denis - Le Port Most of the caldera of Mafate belongs to the territory of the commune of La Possession. Hiking trails lead to this valley from Dos d'Âne and along the river Rivière des Galets. Another popular hiking trail, chemin Crémont, leads from La Possession to Saint-Denis, via La Grande Chaloupe. At La Grande Chaloupe the restored lazaretto and the former train station can be visited.
They have exhibitions about the history of the Réunion railroad, the lazaretto and engagement in Réunion. LODGE ROCHE TAMARIN*** LE PILON D’OR several Gîtes in the valley of Mafate There are three collèges and one lycée in the commune: Collège Jean Albany, with 1130 students in 2005. Collège Texeira da Motta. Collège R. Verges, with 740 students in 2005. Lycée Moulin Joli, with 1060 students in 2006. Port Louis Villeneuve-d'Ascq Antanifotsy Foshan Barakani Communes of the Réunion department Mafate valley and caldera La Grande Chaloupe Official website
Subprefectures in France
In France, a subprefecture is the administrative center of a departmental arrondissement that does not contain the prefecture for its department. The term applies to the building that houses the administrative headquarters for an arrondissement; the civil servant in charge of a subprefecture is the subprefect, assisted by a general secretary. Between May 1982 and February 1988, subprefects were known instead by the title commissaire adjoint de la République. Where the administration of an arrondissement is carried out from a prefecture, the general secretary to the prefect carries out duties equivalent to those of the subprefect; the municipal arrondissements of Paris and Marseille are divisions of the city rather than the prefecture, so are not arrondissements in the same sense. List of subprefectures of France List of arrondissements of France
Saint-André is the sixth-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. It is located on the northeast part of the island of Réunion; the small lake Étang de Bois Rouge is located in the commune. On 29 July 2015, airliner marine debris was found on a beach in the commune confirmed to be a part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which disappeared about 4,000 km east of Réunion on 8 March 2014. Epitech Communes of the Réunion department INSEE
Saint-Pierre is the third-largest commune in the French overseas department of Réunion. Located on the southwest side of the island, it is the capital of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands. Pierrefonds Airport is located 5.5 kilometres outside of the commune. Opened in 1999, this is a small airport for commercial traffic, it has an IATA code of ZSE. Communes of the Réunion department Saint-Pierre is twinned with: Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill, Mauritius INSEE Official website