Mauritius REPUBLIC OF MAURITIUS

International Treaties
Berne Convention
Paris Convention
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Child labor, violence
Government owned television media
Politically motivated disappearances
Torture and degrading punishment

Currency
Mauritian Rupee

Dialing Code
230

Internet Domain
.mu

Mauritius
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Pre-primary and Secondary School free

Employment Majority
Food processing, tourism

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Clothing and textiles, sugar, cut flowers, molasses

Main Imports
Manufactured goods, capital equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals

Main Industries
Food processing (largely sugar milling), textiles, clothing, chemicals, metal products, transport equipment, nonelectrical machinery, tourism

CULTURE

Languages
Mauritian Creole, English, French

Population
1,2 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Hindu, Roman Catholic, Islam

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Port Louis

Climate
Tropical
November – April Cyclones

Neighbouring Countries
(Mauritius is an island of the coast of Madagascar)

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