Atlas of Mauritius

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Mauritius
Maurice
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English Mauritius - Republic of Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius 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.

Français Maurice - République de Maurice

La République de Maurice est un État de l'océan Indien dans l'archipel des Mascareignes. Il se situe au sud-est de l'Afrique à environ 900 kilomètres à l'est de Madagascar, 250 km de la Réunion et au sud des Seychelles. L'île Maurice représente 91 % de la surface de l'État, avec 1865 km2 sur 2040 km2. Le reste est formé par de plus petites îles dont Rodrigues.

Morisyen Moris

Short name  Mauritius
Official  name Republic of Mauritius
Status Independent country since 1968
Republic since 1992
Location Indian Ocean
Capital Port Louis
Population 1,219,220 inhabitants
Area 2,040 km²
Major  languages English (official), French, Mauritian Creole, Hindi
Major  religions Hinduism, Roman Catholicism and Islam
More information Mauritius, Geography of Mauritius, History of Mauritius and Politics of Mauritius
More  images Mauritius - Mauritius (Category).

General maps

Mauritius Island

Mauritius Island map-fr.jpg Map of Mauritius Island
Mauritius Island topographic map-fr.jpg Topographic map of Mauritius Island
Mauritius-CIA WFB Map.png CIA-WFB map of Mauritius Island
Carte de l'île de Maurice du CIA-WFB
Mauritius rel90.jpg CIA map of Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands
Carte des îles de Maurice et Rodrigues de la CIA
Mauritius districts named.png Districts and dependencies of Mauritius
Mauritius municipalities.png Municipalities of Mauritius

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

Bonne - Isle de France (Detail).jpg Map by Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) of Isle de France
Isle de France - carte.jpg Map of Atlas maritime, Bellin, 1763

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Mauritius in February 2003.jpg Satellite map
Carte satellite

Rodrigues Island

Rodrigues Island topographic map-fr.png Topographic map of Rodrigues Island
Rodrigues 76.jpg CIA map of Rodrigues Island
Rodrigues Island bathymetric environment map-fr.svg Bathymetric environment of Rodrigues Island

Agalega Islands

Agalega Islands map-en.svg Map of Agalega Islands
Agalega islands 76.jpg CIA map of Agalega Islands

Cargados Carajos Shoals

Cargados carajos 76.jpg CIA map of Cargados Carajos Shoals

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