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Mauritius

Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Mauritian rupee
Country name: 
Mauritius
Capital: 
Port Louis
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
March 12, 1968
Independent from: 
from the UK
Total area: 
2,040
Total area note: 
2,040note: includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues
Land area: 
2,030
Water area: 
10
Population: 
1,322,238
Population note: 
1,322,238 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
In parliament English is official and French can be used.
All languages: 
Creole 80.5%, Bhojpuri 12.1%, French 3.4%, English (official; spoken by less than 1% of the population), other 3.7%, unspecified 0.3% (2000 census)
Time zone: 
MUT (UTC+4) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+4)
Date format: 
dd/mm/yyyy
Drive on: 
Left
Calling code: 
+230
Domain: 
.mu