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Mauritius's Information

Flag of Mauritius
Land Area 2,030 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 2,040km2 (#169)
Population 1,348,242 (#155)
Population Density 664.16/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $25.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,500
Currency Rupee (MUR)
Largest Cities
  • Bird: Dodo
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Mauritius

  • Coat of Arms: 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.
  • Flag of Mauritius
  • Flower: Boucle d'Oreille
  • Motto: "Stella Clavisque Maris Indici" ("Star and Key of the Indian Ocean")
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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