Mauritius is a rather unique place with many of them known for their kindness and tolerance towards others. Here’s a little more on the geography of Mauritius.
Sixty-one kilometres long and forty-six kilometres wide – these are the dimensions of the island of Mauritius. The total land area of Mauritius is 1,865 square kilometres and with the recent development of several Mauritius islands hotels, the likes of The Residence Mauritius by Cenizaro, this island has truly become a tourist hub!
Located on the south-west part of the Indian ocean and the north of the Tropic of Capricorn, Mauritian territory also includes the island of Rodrigues that’s located 600 kilometres east to Mauritius. Apart from the two mentioned islands, there are also two dependencies north of Mauritius, known as the Agalega Islands lying 1100 kilometres away.
Mauritius is a part of the Mascarene Islands – a chain of Volcanic islands, together with Reunion and Rodrigues islands. These set of islands are all situated in the Indian Ocean, towards the west of Australia and east of Africa.