Mauritius

Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,300 km from the continent. Mauritius is mostly appreciated by visitors for its natural beauty and man-made attractions, multi-ethnic and cultural diversity, tropical climate, beautiful beaches and water sports.

Popular Destinations

is the capital city of Mauritius. It is mainly located in the , with a small western part in the Black River District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island which is part of the Republic of Mauritius. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district of Mauritius, located in the north west of the island, and is one of the most densely populated parts of the island. Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a sprawling town in the centre of Mauritius. Photo: mwanasimba, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Destinations

also known as French: Villes Jumelles, is a town in Mauritius, located in the , the eastern part also lies in the . Photo: Mauritian1, CC BY 3.0.

is a small seaside resort and village in Mauritius along the rugged coast of the Savanne district. Photo: public domain, Public domain.

also known as La Ville des Fleurs, is a town in Mauritius, located in the , the western part also lies in the . Photo: B.navez, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mahébourg is a small town on the south-eastern coast of the island of Mauritius, having a population of 15,457 as of 2015. Photo: Jeshan, Public domain.

is a medium-sized town in the north of Mauritius, found in the district of .

Grand-Baie is a coastal village in Mauritius located in , the western part also lies in the . Photo: Nicolas1981, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village on the western coast of Mauritius.

is a village in Mauritius located in , the eastern part of the village also lies in the . Photo: Simisa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a seaside village on the west coast Mauritius in the district of Black River.The name most likely comes from an Old Dutch phrase, "Fried Landt Flaak", meaning free, flat land.

Mauritius

Latitude of center
-20.2802° or 20° 16' 48.7" south
Longitude of center
57.5739° or 57° 34' 26" east
Population
1,270,000
IATA airport code
MRU
Elevation
432 metres (1417 feet)
Capital
Area
2040 km² (788 miles²)
Currency
Rupee (MUR)
Phone code
230
Internet domain
.mu
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1708980402
Geo­Names ID
934292
Let's improve OpenStreetMap together.

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Mauritius
  • Akan: Mɔrehyeɔs
  • Albanian: Mauritiusi
  • Amharic: ማሩሸስ
  • Amharic: ሞሪሸስ
  • Arabic: Mauritius
  • Arabic: بور لوي
  • Arabic: بور لويس
  • Arabic: جمهورية موريشيوس
  • Arabic: عاصمة موريشيوس
  • Arabic: مورشس
  • Arabic: موريتيوس
  • Arabic: موريشوس
  • Arabic: موريشيوس
  • Aragonese: Mauricio
  • Armenian: Մավրիկիոս
  • Armenian: Մավրիտոս
  • Arpitan: Môris
  • Asturian: Mauriciu
  • Avaric: Mauritia
  • Azerbaijani: Mavriki
  • Azerbaijani: Mavritis
  • Balinese: Mauritius
  • Bambara: Morisi
  • Banjar: Mauritius
  • Bashkir: Маврикий
  • Basque: Maurizio
  • Bavarian: Mauritius
  • Belarusian: Маўрыкій
  • Belarusian: Маўрыцы
  • Bengali: মউরিশাস
  • Bengali: মরিশাস
  • Bhojpuri: मारिशस
  • Bhojpuri: मॉरिशस
  • Bishnupriya: মরিশাস
  • Bosnian: Mauricijus
  • Bosnian: Mauricius
  • Breton: Maoris
  • Breton: Moris
  • Bulgarian: Мавриций
  • Burmese: မောရစ်ရှနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Maurici
  • Catalan: República de Maurici
  • Cebuano: Maurisyo
  • Cebuano: Mauritius
  • Central Bikol: Maurisyo
  • Central Kurdish: مۆریس
  • Chavacano: Mauricio
  • Chechen: Маврики
  • Chinese: Mauritius
  • Chinese: Máolǐqiúsī
  • Chinese: 模里西斯
  • Chinese: 毛厘士
  • Chinese: 毛里求斯
  • Chinese: 毛里裘斯
  • Chuvash: Маврики
  • Cornish: Ynys Morrys
  • Corsican: Mauritius
  • Corsican: Mauriziu
  • Corsican: Republica di Mauritius
  • Crimean Tatar: Mauritius
  • Croatian: Mauricijus
  • Czech: Mauricius
  • Danish: Mauritius
  • Dhivehi: މޮރިޝަސް
  • Dimli (individual language): Maurityus
  • Dotyali: मोरिसस
  • Dotyali: मौरिशस
  • Dutch: MU
  • Dutch: MUS
  • Dutch: Mauritius
  • Dzongkha: མོ་རི་ཤིཡསི
  • Eastern Mari: Маврикий
  • Egyptian Arabic: موريشيوس
  • English: MRI
  • English: Maurice
  • English: Moris
  • English: Republic of Mauritius
  • English: mu
  • English: 🇲🇺
  • Esperanto: Maŭricio
  • Estonian: Mauritius
  • Estonian: Mauritiuse Vabariik
  • Ewe: Mauritius
  • Ewe: mauritiusdukɔ
  • Extremaduran: Mauriciu
  • Faroese: Móritius
  • Fiji Hindi: Mauritius
  • Finnish: Mauritiuksen tasavalta
  • Finnish: Mauritius
  • French: MU
  • French: Maurice
  • French: République de Maurice
  • French: la République de Maurice
  • French: Île Maurice
  • French: Île de France
  • French: île Maurice
  • Fulah: Moriis
  • Gagauz: Mavriki
  • Galician: Mauricio - Maurice
  • Galician: Mauricio
  • Ganda: Mauritius
  • Ganda: Mawulisyasi
  • Georgian: მავრიკი
  • Georgian: მავრიკია
  • German: Mauritius
  • German: Republik Mauritius
  • Greek: Μαυρίκιος
  • Guarani: Maurísio
  • Guianese Creole French: Moris
  • Gujarati: મોરિશિયસ
  • Gujarati: મોરિશ્યસ
  • Gujarati: મોરેશિયસ
  • Gujarati: મોરેશ્યસ
  • Haitian: Moris
  • Hakka Chinese: Mauritius
  • Hausa: Mauritius
  • Hausa: Mauritiusa
  • Hausa: Moris
  • Hausa: Moritus
  • Hawaiian: Mauritiusa
  • Hebrew: מאוריציוס
  • Hindi: मॉरिशस
  • Hindi: मौरिस
  • Hungarian: Mauritius
  • Hungarian: Mauritiusi Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Máritíus
  • Ido: Maurico
  • Igbo: Mauritius
  • Iloko: Maurisio
  • Inari Sami: Mauritius
  • Inari Sami: Mauritius täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Mauritius
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Mauritio
  • Interlingue: Mauritius
  • Irish: Oileán Mhuirís
  • Italian: Mauritius
  • Italian: Maurizio
  • Jamaican Creole English: Morishos
  • Japanese: モーリシャス
  • Japanese: モーリシャス共和国
  • Javanese: Mauritius
  • Kalaallisut: Mauritius
  • Kalmyk: Маврикий Орн
  • Kalmyk: Морисин Орн
  • Kannada: ಮಾರಿಶಿಯಸ್
  • Kannada: ಮಾರಿಷಸ್
  • Kazakh: Маврикий
  • Khmer: ម៉ូរីទុស
  • Kikuyu: Mauritius
  • Kikuyu: Morisi
  • Kinyarwanda: Morise
  • Kirghiz: Маврикий
  • Kongo: Mauritius
  • Korean: 모리셔스
  • Kotava: Mauritia
  • Kurdish: Maurîtius
  • Ladin: Mauritius
  • Ladino: Maurisio
  • Lao: Maurisio
  • Lao: ມໍຣິຕຽດ
  • Latin: Mauritia
  • Latvian: Maurīcija
  • Ligurian: Mauritius
  • Limburgan: Mauritius
  • Lingala: Morisi
  • Lingala: Morisɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Mauris
  • Literary Chinese: 模里西斯
  • Lithuanian: Mauricijus
  • Livvi: Mavriki
  • Lombard: Mauritius
  • Low German: Maurisius
  • Low German: Mauritius
  • Luba-Katanga: Morise
  • Luxembourgish: Mauritius
  • Macedonian: Маврициус
  • Macedonian: Маурициус
  • Malagasy: Maorisy
  • Malay: Mauritius
  • Malayalam: മൌറീഷ്യസ്
  • Malayalam: മൗറീഷ്യസ്
  • Maltese: Mauritius
  • Maltese: Mawrizju
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Mauritius
  • Manx: Ellan Wirrish
  • Marathi: मॉरिशस
  • Marathi: मॉरिशिअस
  • Mazanderani: موریس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Mauritius
  • Min Nan Chinese: Mauritius
  • Minangkabau: Mauritius
  • Mingrelian: მავრიკი
  • Mongolian: Маврики
  • Moroccan Arabic: جزر موريس
  • Moroccan Arabic: موريس
  • Nauru: Mauritius
  • Nepali: माउरिटस
  • Nepali: मौरिसस
  • North Ndebele: Mauritius
  • Northern Frisian: Mauritsius
  • Northern Luri: موٙریس
  • Northern Sami: Mauritius
  • Northern Sami: Mauritiusa dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Mauritius dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Mauritius
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mauritius
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Mauritius
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mauritius
  • Novial: Mauritius
  • Occitan (post 1500): Maurici
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Mauritius
  • Oriya: ମରିସସ
  • Oriya: ମୌରିସସ୍
  • Oromo: Mooriishes
  • Ossetian: Маврикий
  • Pali: मारिशस
  • Pampanga: Maurisiu
  • Pampanga: Mauritius
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਰੀਸ਼ਸ
  • Pedi: Mauritius
  • Persian: موریتیوس
  • Persian: موریس
  • Piemontese: Maurissi
  • Piemontese: Mauritius
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Mauritius
  • Polish: Mauritius
  • Portuguese: Mauricias
  • Portuguese: Maurícia
  • Portuguese: Maurícias
  • Portuguese: Maurício
  • Portuguese: Republica da Mauricia
  • Portuguese: Republica de Mauricio
  • Portuguese: República da Maurícia
  • Portuguese: República de Maurício
  • Pushto: ماوریتوس
  • Quechua: Mawrisyu
  • Romanian: Mauritius
  • Romanian: Maurițius
  • Romansh: Mauritius
  • Rundi: Izinga rya Morise
  • Russia Buriat: Маврикий
  • Russian: Маврикий
  • Russian: Республика Маврикий
  • Sakizaya: Mauritus
  • Samoan: Mauritius
  • Samogitian: Maurikėjos
  • Sango: Mörîsi
  • Sanskrit: मारिषस्
  • Sardinian: Mauritzius
  • Sardinian: Maurìtzius
  • Saterfriesisch: Mauritius
  • Scots: Mauritius
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Mhoiriseas
  • Serbian: Маурицијус
  • Serbo-Croatian: Mauricijus
  • Shan: မိူင်းမေႃးရီႇသႃႇ
  • Shona: Mauritius
  • Sicilian: Mauritius
  • Silesian: Mauritius
  • Sindhi: موريشس
  • Sinhala: මුරුසිය
  • Sinhala: මුරුසි සමුහාණ්ඩුව
  • Skolt Sami: Mauritius
  • Skolt Sami: Mauritiuuzz tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Maurícius
  • Slovenian: Maurice
  • Slovenian: Mauritius
  • Slovenian: Mavricij
  • Somali: Mauritius
  • Somali: Murishiyoos
  • South Azerbaijani: ماوریتیوس
  • Southern Sotho: Mauritius
  • Spanish: Mauricio
  • Spanish: Republica de Mauricio
  • Spanish: República de Mauricio
  • Sundanese: Mauritius
  • Swahili: Morisi
  • Swati: IMorishiyasi
  • Swedish: Mauritius
  • Swedish: Republiken Mauritius
  • Swiss German: Mauritius
  • Tagalog: Maurisyo
  • Tagalog: Mauritius
  • Tajik: Маврикий
  • Tajik: Маврикия
  • Tamil: மொரிசியசு
  • Tamil: மொரிசியஸ்
  • Tamil: மொரியசு குடியரசு ,தினா அரோபி,செர்ன்
  • Tatar: Маврикий
  • Telugu: మారిషస్
  • Thai: ประเทศมอริเชียส
  • Thai: มอริเชียส
  • Tibetan: མའུ་རི་ཊིའུ་སུ།
  • Tibetan: མཽ་རིཤས྄།
  • Tigrinya: ማሩሸስ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Maulitiusi
  • Tosk Albanian: Mauritius
  • Tsonga: Mauritius
  • Tunisian Arabic: الموريس
  • Turkish: Mauritius
  • Turkmen: Mawrikiý
  • Udmurt: Маврикий
  • Uighur: ماۋرىتىئۇس
  • Ukrainian: Маврикій
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Маврикій
  • Upper Sorbian: Mauritius
  • Urdu: ماریشس
  • Urdu: موریشس
  • Uzbek: Mavritsiya
  • Venetian: Mauritius
  • Veps: Mavrikii
  • Vietnamese: Mauritius
  • Vietnamese: Mô-ri-xơ
  • Volapük: Moriseän
  • Võro: Mauritius
  • Waray (Philippines): Mauritius
  • Welsh: Mauritius
  • Welsh: Mawrisiws
  • Western Balochi: موریس
  • Western Frisian: Mauritsius
  • Western Mari: Маврикий
  • Western Panjabi: ماریشس
  • Western Panjabi: موریشس
  • Wolof: Móoris
  • Wu Chinese: 毛里求斯
  • Yakut: Мауритиус
  • Yiddish: מאריציוס
  • Yoruba: Mọ́rísì
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Maritiusi
  • Yue Chinese: 毛厘士
  • Zeeuws: Mauritius
  • Zhuang: Mauritius
  • Zulu: IMorishisi
  • Zulu: i-Mauritius
  • Isle de France

Popular Destinations in East African Islands

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.  

Escape to a Random Place

French PolynesiaPolynesia
MalaysiaIberia
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Mauritius. See this page's contributions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.