Mauritius officially the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres east of Madagascar. In addition to the island of Mauritius, the Republic includes the islands of St. Brandon, Rodrigues and the Agalega Islands. Mauritius is part of the Mascarene Islands, with the French island of Runion 200 km to the southwest and the island of Rodrigues 570 km to the northeast.
Life Expectancy at Birth:
HIV/AIDS (2009 est.):
Gross Domestic Product:
Current Environmental Issues:
For more info please contact:
Published: Monday, September 08, 2008
© 2014. The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.