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Map of Mauritius

Demonym: Mauritian
Motto: "Star and Key of the Indian Ocean"
Population: 1,286,340 (2011)
Government: parliamentary republic
Capital City: Port Louis
Capital Coordinates: 20°10′S 57°31′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+4
Currency: Mauritian Rupee
Currency Code: MUR
Currencies Issued: rupee
GDP: $10.3 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $7,989 (2011)
Foreign Debt: $5.2 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: MU
Internet Country Code: .mu
Calling Code: 230
Electrical Generation Capacity: 885200 kW
Independence: 1968 from United Kingdom
Area: 2,040 square km (2,030 km land) (10 km water)
Coastline: 177 km
Lowest Point: Indian Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mont Piton (828 m)
Life Expectancy: 74.71 years
Fertility Rate: 1.78 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 11.20 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 1.70% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.728 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 5.1 (2011)
Literacy: 84.40 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 3

Number of coins in catalogue: 1

Number of stamps in catalogue: 21

Location of Mauritius in Africa

Regional Map for Mauritius

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