Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean with 1.3 million inhabitants. The republic is located 1800 kilometers east of Madagascar. Mauritius consists of the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agalega and the Cargados Carajos Islands. Mauritius has a volcanic origin. The landscape is defined by inactive volcanoes, a central plateau with low mountains, deep ravines, crater lakes, many rivers and waterfalls. There are pieces of tropical jungle. Along the narrow coastline are beautiful sandy beaches and coral reefs. There is a tropical maritime climate. The capital Port Louis has 148,000 inhabitants. Sights include the city market, the Adelaide fort, the museum of natural history and the culturally diverse neighborhoods. Other cities are Curepipe, Vacoas and Mahébourg. Other places of interest are the many museums, the Hindu temples, Grand Bay, the botanical gardens, the national park, the bird park Casela, the island of Rodriques, the creole country houses, the ruins of the Dutch Fortress Frederik Hendrik, the ruins of Balaclava and the tropical Domaine du Chasseur forest.

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