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Country: Republic of Mauritius (MorisienRepiblik Moris)

Georgian transcript: მავრიკი

Capital and largest city: Port Louis (პორტ-ლუი)

Continent: Africa

Official language: None (de facto)

National languages: English (de jure), French (de jure)

Native languages spoken: Creole (84%), Bhojpuri (5.3%), French (3.6%), Other (7.1%)

Religion: Hinduism (48.54%), Christianity (32.71%), Islam (17.3%)

Motto: Stella Clavisque Maris Indici (in LatinStar and key of the Indian Ocean)

Government: Unitary parliamentary republic

Independence: 12 March 1968 (from the UK)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1968

Population: 1 273 533 (2021)

Demonym: Mauritian

Currency: Mauritian rupee (USD)

Driving side: left

Time zone: UTC +4:00 (MUT)

Date format: dd/mm/yyyy (AD)

Calling code: +230

Internet TLD: .mu

Website: Government of Mauritius

Neighbouring country: None


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