Mauritius
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MRIMAUMPMUSMU.mu480MSMRIMUR480230+4

EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
FIPS code (FIPS 10-4) : intended for general use throughout the US Government.
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Mauritius - Physical geography

Area : 2 040 Km2
Water : 0.54 %
Lands under cultivation : 52 %
Wild pasture lands : 3 %
Forests : 9 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Indian Ocean)
Max. Height : 827 m (Mt Piton)



Mauritius - People
Nationality : Mauritian
Main language(s) : Creole, French, English

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Population (2005) : 1 246 000 people
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Density : 611 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2 children / woman
Life expectancy : 73 years
Urban population : 44 %

Main cities :
150 000 people Port-Louis (capital)
79 000 people Curepipe
76 000 people Quatre-Bornes


Mauritius - Economy
Currency : Rupee (MUR) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 34.5 Rupees (MUR)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 4.53 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 3636 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 6.56 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 5265 dollars


Mauritius - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Sugar-cane (24)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Clothes
SERVICES :
- Tourism
- Banks


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