Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. The population is 1.26 million.
The country is a parliamentary republic.
Mauritians speak English, French, Bhojpuri, Mauritian Creole, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Mandarin, Marathi, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
The primary religion of Mauritius is Hinduism, followed by 48.5% of the people. Christianity is followed by 33% of people, and 17% follow Buddhism.
The currency of the nation is the Mauritian rupee.