Located in the continent of Africa, Mauritius covers 2,030 square kilometers of land and 10 square kilometers of water, making it the 183rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 2,040 square kilometers.
Mauritius became an independent state in 1968, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Mauritius is 1,313,095 (2012) and the nation has a density of 647 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Mauritius is the Mauritius Rupee (MUR). As well, the people of Mauritius are refered to as Mauritian.
The dialing code for the country is 230 and the top level internet domain for Mauritian sites is .mu.
Mauritius does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Mauritius section.
|Density||646.8 / km2 ( 1,675.3 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Port Louis (Port Louis)|
|GDP||12,616,421,088 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||9,608 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||2,030 km2 (784 mi2)|
|Water Area||10 km2 (4 mi2)|
What is the capital of Mauritius?
Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius. It has a population of 155,226, and is located on a latitue of -20.16 and longitude of 57.5.
Port Louis is also the political center of Mauritius, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Port Louis, the Capital Of Mauritius
|Elevation||3 meters over sea level|
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