National Symbols of Mauritius

Mauritius is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Mauritius is Port Louis.

The official language is Mauritian Creole and the Mauritian rupee is the currency of the Mauritius. The domain is .mu and the country code is +230.

National day is celebrated on 28 Nov 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Mauritius is no exception.

In Mauritius, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Mauritian people. Alouda is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Mauritius. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Mauritian symbol.

The country was founded by Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam. The current president of Mauritius is Prithvirajsing Roopun and Pravind Jugnauth is the Prime Minister.

In Mauritius the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E, G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Mauritian national anthem was written by Jean Georges Prosper and composed by Philippe Gentil (M.B.E. Esq.).

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Mauritius
Alternative name(s) Republic of Mauritius (official, English)
Regional location Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar
Country name etymology Named Prins Maurits van Nassaueiland in 1598 after Maurice of Nassau.
Climate Tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May)
Terrain Small coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau
Population 1,271,768
National Day 28 Nov 1960
Language(s) Mauritian Creole
Religion Hinduism, Christianity Catholicism & Islam
Country code +230
Literacy rate 93.2%
Currency Mauritian rupee
Capital city Port Louis
Domain(TLD) .mu
Ethnicity French Mauricien; Creole Morisien
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Mauritian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 2,040 km2 (790 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+4 (MUT)
Average elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Coastline 754 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mauritius

Flag map of Mauritius

Motto of Mauritius

Stella Clavisque Maris Indici - "Star and key of the Indian Ocean"

National animal of Mauritius

The National animal of Mauritius is Dodo

National Animal of Mauritius - Dodo

National flower of Mauritius

The National flower of Mauritius is Boucle d'Oreille. Botanical name is Trochetia Boutoniana.

National flower of Mauritius - Boucle d'Oreille

National bird of Mauritius

The National bird of Mauritius is Dodo

National bird of Mauritius - Dodo

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Mauritian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

When a leader changes mood, followers change the place of their abode.

A hen cannot lay eggs and hatch them in the same day.

What you lose in the fire, you will find in the ashes.

The cleverness of one alone is a shallow well that soon dries up.

The chameleon looks in all directions before moving.

When a ship is broken (wrecked), the accident does not prevent others from sailing.

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