Information of Mauritius


Full information of Mauritius such as: flag, country code 2 (alpha2), alpha3 code, language code, city Mauritius, Total area Mauritius, Calling code Mauritius, Currency Mauritius, GDP per capita Mauritius, Population Mauritius, ... You can also copy information, download high quality size image of the flag of Mauritius, DownloadaClub.Com helps you find the most complete information of this Mauritius country. Mauritius is an island located in the eastern direction of Madagascar and its flag consists of four horizontal stripes. The top one is red, then blue, yellow and green at the bottom. The colors used are of traditional Pan-African importance. Red color indicates the struggles to achieve independence and blue color represents the Indian Ocean, which surrounds the island. Yellow stripe should symbolize bright future of the island after gaining independence and green stripe reminds lush vegetation of Mauritius. These colors have been inspired by coat of arms of the island, which King Edward VII gave to Mauritius in 1906. The flag has been adopted in 1968 when the island gained independence from the British rule.
IndependentYes
Country codesMU, MUS (ISO 3166-1)
Official nameRepublic of Mauritius
Capital cityPort Louis
ContinentAfrica
Member ofUnited Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, African Union, Southern African Development Community
Population1 265 985 (2019)
Total area2 040 km2
Highest pointPiton de la Petite Rivière Noire (828 m, 2 717 ft)
Lowest pointIndian Ocean
GDP per capitaUSD 11 239 (World Bank, 2018)
CurrencyMauritian rupee (₨, MUR)
Calling code+230
Internet TLD.mu

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