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Mauritius

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worldwidewandering 6:59pm, 2 October 2006

-- from Hannes Müller - (?)

Capital: Port Luis
Languages: English, Creole, Bhojpuri, French, Hindu, Tamil, others
Ethnic Groups: Indo-Mauritian 68%, Creole 27%, Sino-Mauritian 3%, Franco-Mauritian 2%
Religions: Hindu 52%, Roman Catholic 28%, Muslim 17%
Monetary Unit: Rupee (MUR 480)


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Mauritius (pronounced: IPA: [məˈɹɪʃəs]; French: Maurice /mɔʀis/; Mauritian Creole: Moris), officially the Republic of Mauritius (French: République de Maurice), is an island nation off the coast of Africa in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometers (560 mi) east of Madagascar and about 3,943 kilometers (2,450 mi) southwest of India. 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 Réunion 200 kilometers (125 mi) to the southwest. The flag of Mauritius has red, blue, yellow and green stripes. The red stripe represents the struggle for independence. The blue stripe represents the ocean around the island. The yellow stripe represents the sun and golden light of independence. The green stripe represents fruitful soil and vegetation...more
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worldwidewandering Posted 12 years ago. Edited by worldwidewandering (admin) 10 years ago

from Superrine

A man sitting by the beach of Flic en Flac, on the Western coast of Mauritius.
Lionoche Posted 12 years ago. Edited by Lionoche (member) 12 years ago
Dreamland Mauritius - The church of Cap Malheureux
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worldwidewandering 12 years ago

from egari

bedoika 12 years ago
On the way to Ile aux Cerfs

Ile Aux Cerfs
bedoika 12 years ago
Colonial House in Curepipe..town in the center of the island..

Hotel De Ville
bedoika 12 years ago
Man having rest under a "Tamarin" tree

Tamarin
ngari.norway Posted 12 years ago. Edited by worldwidewandering (admin) 11 years ago

The bustling market in Port Luis


The classic shot - Giant water lilies in the Royal Botanical Gardens, Pamplemousses

Got a whole album here: www.flickr.com/photos/ngari/sets/72157601235769248/
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worldwidewandering Posted 12 years ago. Edited by worldwidewandering (admin) 10 years ago
frasca75 12 years ago
Chamarel - Mauritius
frasca75 12 years ago
Mauritius' Twilight
frasca75 12 years ago
Mauritius' Beach
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worldwidewandering 12 years ago

from srantem

Grand Baie
auckka 12 years ago
paradise gardens

Mauritius, Pamplemousse
auckka 12 years ago
le morne

Le Morne
auckka 12 years ago
le morne tree

Le Morne public beach
auckka 12 years ago
paroisse

Mauritus - North, Cap Malheureux
Marie-Ange Ostré 11 years ago
Mauritius is not only beaches but...

North of Mauritius

More to see on my gallery:
www.unmondeailleurs.net/galerie/main.php
Marie-Ange Ostré 11 years ago
Trou aux Biches (North-West of the islande), on the beach:

Mauritius

More to see on my gallery:
www.unmondeailleurs.net/galerie/main.php?g2_itemId=1164
Khairul✪ 11 years ago
Grand Baie Mauritius:

winter escape!
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worldwidewandering 11 years ago

from Ruedi of Switzerland

Sega-Dance at the "Sands"
Villa Beaulieu designed by Kenzo Takada for Sofitel So Mauritius

[https://www.flickr.com/photos/somauritius/8801575891/]

Visit our website www.sofitel-so-mauritius.com for more information.
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