Mauritius Facts and Culture

  • Family: In many Mauritian families, three generations live together. Older people do not go to retirement homes unless they have no... More
  • Fashion: Traditional clothes are saris and churidaars. Most people wear them on special occasions and some wear them daily. Younger people... More

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Capital Port Louis
Government Type parliamentary democracy
Currency MUR
Population 1,339,827
Total Area 788 Square Miles
2,040 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar
Language English (official), Creole, French (official), Hindi, Urdu, Hakka, Bhojpuri

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