Réunion is an island in Indian Ocean, that belongs to France. The currency is Euro and referred itself as a region of the European Union. The capital of Réunion is Saint-Denis.
Until 1749 Réunion was called Île Bourbon (Bourbon Island). In the tenure of Napoleon it was renamed into Île Bonaparte. Since 1848 it has its current name.
- ↑ http://www.reunion.fr/en/introduction/history.html