Republic of Mauritius
|Where it is?
||Island in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres (560 mi) east of Madagascar (which is close to the southeast coast of the African continent)
|Country name (EN)
||Republic of Mauritius
||1.24 million inhabitants (as of December 2010)
|Languages to use
||English (official) + Mauritian Creole, French
||Hindus make up 52%, Roman Catholic 27.5 %, other Christians 8.6%, Muslims 16.6% and non-religious 0.4% while other religions up to 2.5%, and an additional 0.3% didn't specify their religious beliefs.
||Tropical. There is a warm, dry winter from May to November and a hot, wet, and humid summer from November to May.
||GMT + 4
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|Visited by K+P
|Why to go?
||tropical island paradise, snorkeling, beaches, flowers, coral reef, coral fish, fruits, rich culture, hindu temples, nature reserves, white sand beach, creole
||Mauritius uses a 240 Volt 50 Hz AC mains supply. The plugs are Type C and Type G.
|Length of the day
||minimum 11 hours in June to maximum 13 hours in December
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