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Facts about Mauritius

Administrative divisions: 9 districts and 3 dependencies*; Agalega Islands* , Black River , Cargados Carajos Shoals* , Flacq , Grand Port , Moka , Pamplemousses , Plaines Wilhems , Port Louis , Riviere du Rempart , Rodrigues* , Savanne
Area: total: 2 ,040 sq km land: 2 ,030 sq km water: 10 sq km note: includes Agalega Islands , Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon) , and Rodrigues
Background: Although known to Arab and Malay sailors as early as the 10th century , Mauritius was first explored by the Portuguese in the 16th century and subsequently settled by the Dutch - who named it in honor of Prince Maurits van NASSAU - in the 17th century. The French assumed control in 1715 , developing the island into an important naval base overseeing Indian Ocean trade , and establishing a plantation economy of sugar cane. The British captured the island in 1810 , during the Napoleonic Wars. Mauritius remained a strategically important British naval base , and later an air station , playing an important role during World War II for anti-submarine and convoy operations , as well as the collection of signals intelligence. Independence from the UK was attained in 1968. A stable democracy with regular free elections and a positive human rights record , the country has attracted considerable foreign investment and has earned one of Africa's highest per capita incomes. Recent poor weather , declining sugar prices , and declining textile and apparel production , have slowed economic growth , leading to some protests over standards of living in the Creole community.
Flag description: four equal horizontal bands of red (top) , blue , yellow , and green
Capital: name: Port Louis geographic coordinates: 20 09 S , 57 29 E time difference: UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical , modified by southeast trade winds; warm , dry winter (May to November); hot , wet , humid summer (November to May)
Currency code: Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Ethnic groups: Indo-Mauritian 68% , Creole 27% , Sino-Mauritian 3% , Franco-Mauritian 2%
Geographic coordinates: 20 17 S , 57 33 E
Geography note: the main island , from which the country derives its name , is of volcanic origin and is almost entirely surrounded by coral reefs; 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
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: India 15.3% , France 13.3% , China 7.8% , South Africa 7.4% (2007)
Internet country code: .mu
Land boundaries: 177 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: Creole 80.5% , Bhojpuri 12.1% , French 3.4% , English (official; spoken by less than 1% of the population) , other 3.7% , unspecified 0.3% (2000 census)
Location: Southern Africa , island in the Indian Ocean , east of Madagascar
Map references: Political Map of the World
National holiday: Independence Day , 12 March (1968)
Nationality: noun: Mauritian(s) adjective: Mauritian
Natural hazards: cyclones (November to April); almost completely surrounded by reefs that may pose maritime hazards
Population: 1 ,274 ,189 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Hindu 48% , Roman Catholic 23.6% , Muslim 16.6% , other Christian 8.6% , other 2.5% , unspecified 0.3% , none 0.4% (2000 census)
Terrain: small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau
Unemployment rate: 8.8% (2007 est.)

Capital of Mauritius

Port Louis (click to view Port Louis Google map)

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Places in Mauritius

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Mauritius below. Places in country Mauritius are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Agalega Islands (1 + I Google map locations)
Black River District (42 + I Google map locations)
Cargados Carajos city map
Flacq District (73 + I Google map locations)
Grand Port District (72 + I Google map locations)
Moka District (50 + I Google map locations)
Pamplemousses District (67 + I Google map locations)
Plaines Wilhems District (58 + I Google map locations)
Port Louis District (18 + I Google map locations)
Rivière du Rempart District (48 + I Google map locations)
Rodrigues (42 + I Google map locations)
Savanne District (42 + I Google map locations)

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