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Mauritius
(2,334 words)

The Republic of Mauritius

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

1,274,000

Area

2,000 sq. km (790 sq. mi)

Population density

620/sq. km (1,600/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.23% (per 1,000: births 10, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

17%

Urban dwellers

41% (0.28% p.a.)

Capital city

Port Louis 150,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

43% Morisyen, 33% Bhojpuri, 6% French, 6% Urdu, 4% Chinese, plus 12 others

Peoples

31% Ind…

Cite this page
“Mauritius”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02MUS>
First published online: 2020



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