Where is Mauritius?

Mauritius is located in the Sub-Saharan Africa region at latitude -20.348404 and longitude 57.552152 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 20° 20' 54.25'' S
  • 57° 33' 7.75'' E

You can see the location of Mauritius on the world map below:

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders. Flag pin pointing out the location of Mauritius on the Africa map

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Mauritius Key Facts

Indicator Mauritius
Coordinates -20.348404, 57.552152
Country code alpha-2 MU
Country code alpha-3 MUS
Int. Phone Prefix +230
Capital city Port Louis
Continent Africa
World Bank Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country area in sq km 2,040
Population 2021 1,266,060
Median Age 36.8
Life expectancy 73.6
World Bank income group Upper middle income
Major languages Creole 86.5%, Bhojpuri 5.3%, French 4.1%, two languages 1.4%, other 2.6% (includes English, the official language of the National Assembly, which is spoken by less than 1% of the population), unspecified 0.1% (2011 est.)
Currency Mauritius Rupee (MUR)
GDP in 2020 10.9 billion
GDP per capita in 2020 $8,633
UTC/GMT Time UTC+04:00 Number of time zones: 1
Internet TLD .mu
Biggest Airport Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)
Average temperature (in Celsius) 22.4
Administrative Divisions 3 dependencies 9 districts