Mauritius is an island nation situated in the Indian Ocean. It is officially called the Republic of Mauritius and is situated at a distance of about 2,000 km from the African Coast. It is constituted by the islands of Reunion, Rodrigues and Saint Brandon. The natural beauty, man-made structures, beaches, water sports and the multicultural population are well-known to tourists all over the world.
Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
2,040 square km (787 square miles)
Mauritian Creole, French, English