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Where is Mauritius

People often ask the question “where is Mauritius”

Mauritius on the world map

Mauritius on the world map

Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean. It situated at 20°17’S and 57°33’E. It is about 855 kilometres east of Madacascar 

It has a land mass of approx 718 square miles or 1860 square kilometres. The island of Mauritius is about 58 km from north to south and 47 km from east to west.

There is over 145 kilometres of beautiful white sandy beaches. The lagoon is protected from the open sea by a coral reef which encircles most of Mauritius. The coral reef is the third largest in the world

Port Louis with a population of 147,688 is the capital of Mauritius is

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Map of Mauritius