Mauritius, the officially Republic of Mauritius is a hilly island in the Indian ocean off the southeast shore of African continent and east of the Madagascar. Port Louis is the capital city and 2040 km2 is the total land area of Mauritius and is 180th largest size in the world.
The politics of Mauritius is structured as a parliamentary representative democratic republic where complete authority is divided in the hands of President and the Prime Minister.
There isn’t any official language of Mauritius. Most common language used in the Assembly is English however it may be addressed in French as well. English and French are the official languages of the National Assembly [Parliament] of Mauritius.
In 2005, Mauritius government declared free transport for students, the disabled and senior citizens. You have to travel by road only. Mauritius doesn’t have railway transportation however a light rail system is in process to overcome road traffic from Curepipe and Port Louis. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Internaitonal Airport is the main airport and popular air line is Air Mauritius.
Mauritius is been rewarded third time as World leading Island Destination award & World’s Best Beach in January 2012 for World Travel Award.
Horse racing is national sport of Mauritius. Football and volleyball are also well popular sports in the country. Swimming, sailing, scuba diving and water skiing are popular water sports of the country. Mauritius won its first Olympic medal, Boxer Bruno Julie won bronze medal in 2008.