L' Île Maurice




  • population- 1.1million
  • capital- Port Louis
  • religion- 535,028 Hindu(52%), 172,047 Muslim(16.6%), 343,395 Christian(28.3%), 6,190 other(3.1%)
  • language- write in English and most people understand creole, no real language
  • climate-
  • history- became part of France in 1775, was important during wars with the British
  • geography- island, lots of volcanoes,
  • Natural resources- sugar-cane, molasses, textiles, metals, chemicals, machinery
  • economy- was based on sugar-cane in 1825, now it is still sugar but is also based on tourisim .
  • Culture- dancing and music, but when danceing women and men can not kiss or touch
  • food- based off of Chinese food, eat a lot of rice with red meat and veggies
  • plants/animals- dodo bird
  • exports- tobacco, peanuts, potatoes, tomatoes, tea, bananas
  • life exspectancy- men= 66 years women= 75 years
  • clothing- lightweight and very colorful
  • video link-http://youtu.be/79A2i_45Wew