Mauritius is located in the Southern 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.
Mauritius borders with the Indian Ocean.
Mauritius Related Content
Mauritius Key Facts
|Country Codes||Alpha 2: MU|
Alpha 3: MUS
|Country Flag Emoji||🇲🇺|
|Int. Phone Prefix||+230|
|Capital city||Port Louis|
|Country Area||2,040 sq km|
World Rank: 154
|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.)|
|UTC/GMT Time||Number of time zones: 1|
|Biggest Airport||Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)|
|Average temperature||22.40 °C|
|Administrative Divisions||3 dependencies 9 districts|
|Political system||Parliamentary democracy|
Mauritius Economy Facts
|World Bank Income Group||Upper middle income|
|World Bank Region||Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Currency||Mauritius Rupee (MUR)|
|GDP in 2020||$10.9 (billions of USD)|
World Rank: 140
|GDP per capita in 2020||$8,633|
World Rank: 72
|Major Industries / Economic Sectors||Tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, energy|
|Top 5 Import Countries||China, India, France, United Arab Emirates, South Africa|
|Top 5 Export Countries||United States, China, India, France, United Arab Emirates|
Biggest Cities in Mauritius
Here are the largest cities in Mauritius based on 2021 data:
|Curepipe||299,975||Port Louis||149,194||Quartier Militaire||22,745||Centre de Flacq||15,791||Port Mathurin||5,929||Cap Malheureux||5,070|
Map of Mauritius with the Largest Cities
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