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Mauritius's Quick Facts

Land Area 2,030 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 2,040 km2
Population 1,348,242
Population Density 660.90 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $25.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,500
Currency Rupee (MUR)
Mauritius Flag:
Flag of Mauritius

The Mauritius flag was officially adopted in January 1968.

Designed by the College of Arms in Britain, red is symbolic of the country's independence, yellow the bright future, green the fertile land of the island, and blue the Indian Ocean.

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Mauritius Coat of Arms:
Flag of Mauritius

The coat of arms of Mauritius consists of a Dodo Bird and Sambur Deer supporting sugar cane and a shield divided into four sections.

The country's motto, "Stella clavisque maris indici," ( Star and key of the Indian Ocean) is displayed in Latin on a ribbon below.

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