Republic of Mauritius

Flag of Republic of Mauritius

Useful information

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
Capital Port Louis
Population 1.24 million inhabitants (as of December 2010)
Languages to use English (official) + Mauritian Creole, French
Religion 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.
Climate Tropical. There is a warm, dry winter from May to November and a hot, wet, and humid summer from November to May.
Time zone GMT + 4
Source Wikipedia

K+P AWAY specials

Visited by K+P March 2004
Places visited whole island
Why to go? tropical island paradise, snorkeling, beaches, flowers, coral reef, coral fish, fruits, rich culture, hindu temples, nature reserves, white sand beach, creole
Electric power+plugs 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

Visited places

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