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  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
  4. Local laws and customs
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Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 18 Jul 2019.

Drug trafficking carries severe penalties.

Around 140,000 British tourists visit Mauritius every year. Most visits are trouble free.

Terrorist attacks in Mauritius can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. 


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Mauritius
Currency: Mauritius Rupee (MUR)
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MUR
Dialling Code: 230
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists: 965,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Morisyen 90%
English (official language) 72%
Bhojpuri 27%


Capital City(s):
Port Louis
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Population: 147,688
Latitude: -20.1667 Longitude: 57.5



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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