Situated in the Indian Ocean, the island is a part of the archipelago of Mascareignes. Reunion is a small volcanic island, the various new-comers came on reunion island and brought their French, Indian customs, Malagasy, the quibble, mahoraises, and folklore. The maloya was, originally , the dance of the slaves. The Creole kitchen, on base of spices, is a mixture of Indian receipts, Malagasy and metropolitan.
The Euro (€), the currency of the European Union, is the official currency of Reunion Island.