Mauritius Name and Geography

Mauritius Name and Geography

Africa
According to softwareleverage.org, Mauritius is a small state located in Southeastern Africa. Its warm tropical climate and the coral barrier that surrounds it, make this island an ideal place and difficult to forget, it is a garden full of contrasts, largely covered by the green of its sugar plantations. It is an island of volcanic origin, located 800 km from Madagascar, 58 km from north to south and 47 km from east to west, densely populated (600 people per square km). As a state, it includes Rodríguez Island just 560 km to the northeast. Its capital is Port-Luis, it is located in the extreme northwest of the island and has 170,000 residents. Some places to visit are Fort Adelaide, a walk through the port, the Chinese pagoda in front of the hippodrome, the Juma Mosque,…
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Mauritius 2007

Mauritius 2007

Africa
Yearbook 2007 Mauritius. About 2,000 people from the British-controlled Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, who were displaced from there 30 years ago, were allowed to return home in May. According to CountryAAH, Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius. An appeal court in London then rejected an appeal from the British government and instead upheld a 2006 ruling that gave the islanders the right to move back. The conflict between Mauritius and Britain dates back to 1966, when Britain leased the Chagos Islands' largest island, Diego Garcia, to the United States, which built a military base there. Britain forced the approximately 2,000 Chagos to move to Mauritius, 20 miles southeast of the islands. There many of them live in poverty and some of them are refugees in the…
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