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(formerly Ile de France). Mem. Brit. Commonwealth as indep. nation since 1968. Is. ca. 450/500 mi. E of Madagascar. Area: ca. 787 sq. mi. Religion: ca. 50% Hindu, ca. 33% Christian (ca. 240,000 RCs; ca. 11,000 Ch. of Eng.; ca. 3,000 other Prots.), ca. 14% Muslim, ca. 2% Buddhist, ca. 1% other. RCm introd. 1722 by Lazarists.*

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