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Mauritius - Photo by Selene Weijenberg - CC-BY

 

Population 2002........................................................1,200,206
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........10,800
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................12.9
Unemployment.....................................................................8.6%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ....... 2.0
 

 

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Mauritius - Photo by timparkinson - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................718 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 11
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 41
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 71
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 20
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) .............................15
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................17

 

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Background Note: Mauritius __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2833.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Mauritius __ A detailed look at Mauritius including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mp.html 

Country Profile: Mauritius __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Mauritius, a volcanic island of lagoons and sandy beaches in the Indian Ocean, has a reputation for stability and racial harmony among its mixed population of Asians, Europeans and Africans." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1063172.stm 
 
Economy of Mauritius __ "Since independence in 1968, Mauritius has developed from a low-income, agriculturally based economy to a middle-income diversified economy with growing industrial, financial, and tourist sectors." Here is an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Mauritius 

The Government of Mauritius Web Portal __ Official government website for Mauritius, You will find access to and information about all governmental departments. - illustrated - From Government of Mauritius - http://ncb.intnet.mu/govt/

map of mauritius and mauritius map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/mu.htm



Maps Of Mauritius __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Mauritius.html  
 
Mauritius __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/mauritius/

Mauritius __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/mauritius.html

Mauritius __ A good overview of Mauritius, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107775.html
 
Mauritius __ "Though nestled up alongside eastern Africa, Mauritius is actually more influenced by its British and French ties and massive Indian workforce than by the African mainland. Here, you can enjoy a dish of curried chickpeas or a nice Yorkshire pudding on the terrace of a French café, sipping imported wine or a thick malty ale while listening to Créole music and the conversation of locals in any number of lingoes." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/africa/mauritius/

Mauritius Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=158&countryName=Mauritius

Mauritius Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate ... __ "Mauritius Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." all this and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/countries/mauritius/economy/index.html 

Mauritius Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Mauritius: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blmauritius.htm

Mauritius Geography Mauritius country information general facts __ "Welcome to Mauritius! Get to know the Geography of mauritius, its population culture and various country information and facts." - illustrated - from isla-mauricia.com - http://www.isla-mauricia.com/e-004-mauritius-geography.htm
 
Mauritius Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Mauritius. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Mauritius/

Mauritius Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/mauritius

Mauritius pictures, Mauritius images __ You will find a list of click-to-view galleries of photographs of Mauritius. - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.google.com/search?q=Mauritius+photos&hl=en&safe=off&start=20&sa=N 

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority Official Site __ All you need to plan a business trip or a great vacation. - illustrated - From Mauritius Tourism Authority - http://www.mauritius.net/
 

 

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