Asia MAURITIUS

Published on June 8th, 2014 | by World Flags

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MAURITIUS

MAURITIUS

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Republic of MAURITIUS

Area – 1,865 sq km / 720 sq ml

Capital – Port Louis

Language – English

Currency – Mauritian Rupee

Population – 1,210,447

Life expectancy – 68 (men), 73 (women)

Literacy rate – 83%

Religions – Hindu, Roman Catholic, Muslim

Physical features – mountainous volcanic island surrounded by coral reefs

Ethnic distribution – French, African, Indians, Chinese, Mulattos (Creoles), ethnic groups. 67% Indo – Mauritians, 29% Creoles

Exports – sugar, knitted goods, tea, toys and games, sporting goods, watches, jewellery, tourism


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