LOCATION OF MAURITIUS
The island of Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean, South East of the African Continent.With a population of 1,291,500 people and an area of 1,860 km2, Mauritius forms part of the Mascarenes Archipelago together with Reunion Island and Rodrigues Island. The islands originated from gigantic underwater volcanic eruptions.
Mauritius has a unique mixture of different races, cultures and religions. Apart from being the habitat of the endemic bird, the Dodo, Mauritius is also known for its magnificent beaches, amazing landscapes, its cultural heritage and the various activities available.