Mauritius Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Mauritius, and Port Louis (GPS: 20 09 S 57 29 E), the capital city of the country located in (the) Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, about 800 km (500 mi) east of Madagascar.
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The islands that make up Mauritius lie in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. They have enjoyed considerable economic success following recent industrial diversification and expansion.
Mauritius is small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau.
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Mauritius is a mountainous island in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar.
Mauritius (area: 2 040 sq km / 787,65 sq mi), where the official language is None, lying in Africa and using the currency; Mauritian rupee (MUR), since 1877, set their clock to UTC+4. That means they are 9 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Port Louis, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Mauritius; Warm and humid. Tropical storms are frequent DecemberMarch, the hottest and wettest months.
Geography in a nutshell; The volcanic main island of Mauritius is ringed by coral reefs, and rises from the coast to a fertile central plateau. The outer islands Rodriguez, the Agalega Islands, and the Cargados Carajos Shoals lie some 300 miles (500 km) to the north.
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Driving directions Mauritius
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Mauritius above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Mauritius are 20 17 S, 57 33 E , while the capital, Port Louis found at 20 09 S 57 29 E.
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About Mauritius and the capital, Port Louis
|The national flag of Mauritius||Borderline map of Mauritius|
|Flag description: four equal horizontal bands of red (top), blue, yellow, and green; red represents self-determination and independence, blue the Indian Ocean surrounding the island, yellow has been interpreted as the new light of independence, golden sunshine, or the bright future, and green can symbolize either agriculture or the lush vegetation of the island.||Border length: 0 km.|
Did you know about Mauritius?
- Mauritius taken over by Britain from France in 1810. The colony achieved independence in 1968 and became a republic in 1992.
- The islands form part of the Mascarene Archipelago once a land bridge between Asia and Africa.
- Unique to Mauritius, the flightless dodo was hunted to extinction.
Facts of Mauritius (MU)
Name conventional long form: Republic of Mauritius, conventional short form: Mauritius, local long form: Republic of Mauritius, local short form: Mauritius. Note: island named after Prince Maurice VAN NASSAU, stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, in 1598
Codes: ISO; MU, Internet; .mu
Capital city: Port Louis
Language(s): Creole 86.5%, Bhojpuri 5.3%, French 4.1%, two languages 1.4%, other 2.6% (includes English, the official language language, which is spoken by less than 1% of the population), unspecified 0.1% (2011 estimate)
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 12 March (1968)
Motto: Stella Clavisque Maris Indici (Star and Key of the Indian Ocean)
Currency: Mauritian rupee (MUR), since 1877
GPS: 20 17 S, 57 33 E, Port Louis; 20 09 S 57 29 E
Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, about 800 km (500 mi) east of Madagascar
Geography note: the main island, from which the country derives its name, is of volcanic origin and is almost entirely surrounded by coral reefs; former home of the dodo, a large flightless bird related to pigeons, driven to extinction by the end of the 17th century through a combination of hunting and the introduction of predatory species
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Indian Ocean
Coastline: 177 km
Area: total: 2,040 sq km; land: 2,030 sq km, water: 10 sq km (total 787,65 mi2), almost 11 times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 2,149 km, paved: 2,149 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2012)
Local time (capital): UTC+4, 9 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Mauritius: 1 268 315
Population in Port Louis: 577 200 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 39.7% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: PORT LOUIS (capital) 135,000 (2014)
Population growth rate: 0.61% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 13.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 7 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 20.44% (male 140,808 / female 134,826) 15-24 years: 15.06% (male 102,593 / female 100,465) 25-54 years: 43.87% (male 295,794 / female 295,719) 55-64 years: 11.37% (male 72,733 / female 80,621) 65 years and over: 9.25% (male 50,888 / female 73,795) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 34.8 years; male: 33.9 years, female: 35.8 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%
Religions: Hindu 48.5%, Roman Catholic 26.3%, Muslim 17.3%, other Christian 6.4%, other 0.6%, none 0.7%, unspecified 0.1% (2011 estimate)
Government type: Unitary parliamentary republic
Legal system: civil legal system based on French civil law with some elements of English common law
National anthem: Motherland
Known national hazards: cyclones (November to April); almost completely surrounded by reefs that may pose maritime hazards
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 43.8%; arable land 38.4%; permanent crops 2%; permanent pasture 3.4%; forest: 17.3%; other: 38.9% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: sugarcane, tea, corn, potatoes, bananas, pulses; cattle, goats; fish
Industries: food processing (largely sugar milling), textiles, clothing, mining, chemicals, metal products, transport equipment, nonelectrical machinery, tourism
Export commodities: clothing and textiles, sugar, cut flowers, molasses, fish, primates (for research)
Main export partners: UK 13.2%, UAE 12.4%, France 11.9%, US 10.7%, South Africa 8.6%, Madagascar 6.5%, Italy 5.4%, Spain 4.4% (2015)
Import commodities: manufactured goods, capital equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
Main import partners: India 18.7%, China 17.8%, France 7.1%, South Africa 6.5%, Vietnam 4.4% (2015)
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