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The whole name: Republic of Mauritius


Area: 2,045 square kilometers

Population: 1, 13 million inhabitants

Capital: PortLouis

Z-time: + 4 hours

Nation: Creole, Hindu, Chinese, European

Language: Creole, English, French

Religion: More than 50% - Hindus, 30% - Christians, the rest Ц Muscleman and Buddhists

Climate: tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May) - but the temperature is not higher than +33-35 ∞ C. The colder months are June-September - the air temperature is +23-25∞ C. Lot of rainfall occurs during December-February (Mauritius summer). The best seasons on the island are from September till November, and from April till June.

Big cities: PortLouis

Sector of the national economy: agriculture and textile industry

Main partners: EU, USA, South Africa, India

Health risk: malaria, obligatory inoculation from yellow fewer

Line voltage: 220V or 125V, 50Hz

System of measures and weighting system: metric