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.).
|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|
|National Day||28 Nov 1960|
|Religion||Hinduism, Christianity Catholicism & Islam|
|Capital city||Port Louis|
|Ethnicity||French Mauricien; Creole Morisien|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||2,040 km2 (790 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||414 m (1,358 ft)|
|Mains electricity||230 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Mauritius is Dodo
The National flower of Mauritius is Boucle d'Oreille. Botanical name is Trochetia Boutoniana.
The National bird of Mauritius is Dodo
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.