Mauritius's flagLocation: Indian Ocean
Official name: Republic of Mauritius
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1968 / 1968
Capital city: Port Louis
Population: 1.3 million / 1811 people per sq mile (699 people per sq km)
Total land area: 718 square miles (1860 square km)
Language(s) spoken: French Creole, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Chinese, English (official language), French
Main religions: Hindu 48%, Roman Catholic 24%, Muslim 17%, Protestant 9%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Mauritian rupee = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 88%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2936 kilocalories

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