The capital and largest city is Port Louis.

The country became an independent state on 12 March 1968, following the adoption of a new constitution.

In 1992, Mauritius became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations.

  • The largest river in Mauritius is Grand River South which is 180 km.
  • The largest export partner of Mauritius is UK.
  • The largest import partner of Mauritius is India.
  • There are 2 seaports in Mauritius.

Tourist Attraction#

Reefs ring the volcanic main island of Mauritius, at the end of the rainbow.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Mauritius is Dodo.
Dodo, Foto source: PixaBay
Foto source: PixaBay