Country NameRepublic of Mauritius
Short NameMauritius
CapitalPort Louis
Largest cityPort Louis
Official languagesEnglish
National LanguagesMauritian Creole
Religion48.54% Hinduism, 32.71% Christianity —26.26% Catholicism —6.45% Other Christian, 17.30% Islam, 1.45% Others/None
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary republic
PresidentPrithvirajsing Roopun
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Pravind Jugnauth
House SpeakerSooroojdev Phokeer
Chief JusticeAsraf Ally Caunhye
Total Area2,040 km2 (790 sq mi)
Water (%)0.07
Total Land Area (%)2,038.57 km2
Population1,265,475 (2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$31.705 billion (2019 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$14.812 billion (2019 estimate)
CurrencyMauritian rupee (MUR)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Mains Electricity230 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideLeft
Calling code+230
ISO 3166 codeMU
Political Parties·         Militant Socialist Movement (MSM)

·         Labour Party

·         Mauritian Militant Movement (MMM)

·         Mouvement Patriotique de Alan Ganoo

Independence Day12 March 1968
Tallest BuildingBank of Mauritius Building

State Bank Tower

Citadelle Mall

Medcor Building

Richest PersonsMichel De Spéville

Hector Espitalier Noel

Arnaud Dalais

Lagesse Family














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