Where is Mauritius?
The Mauritius location map shows that Mauritius is located in the south-west of Indian Ocean and off coast of south-east Africa continent.
The government type of Mauritius is a parliamentary republic. it is a member of the African Union, Southern African Development Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, La Francophonie and the Commonwealth of Nations.
The region comprises many ethnic groups; important of them are Asian, African, Chinese and French.
The location in Indian Ocean and tropical climate collectively attract tourists from all over the world. Mauritius tourism has substantial contribution in the country’s total revenue. However, other economic activities of region are sugarcane plantations, textiles, services, seafood processing, information technology, and of course medical tourism.
|Where is Located||Mauritius is a country located in the Eastern Africa|
|Largest City||Port Louis|
|Administrative divisions||9 districts and 3 dependencies|
|Area||788 sq miles|
|Currency||Mauritian rupee (MUR)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||MU|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||MUS|
|ISO Numeric Code||480|
|GDP||$20.200 billion 2012 estimate|
|Time Zone||MUT (UTC+4)|