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Mauritius National Anthem

Mauritius National Anthem
Motherland

Lyrics
Glo-o-ory to thee,
Motherland, oh motherland of mine,
Sweet is thy beauty,
Sweet is thy fragrance,
around thee we gather,
as one people,
as one nation,
In peace, justice and liberty,
Beloved country may God bless thee,
for ever and ever.

Flag History

Adopted in 1968, the flag of Mauritius is a simple four stripe pattern of red, yellow,
blue and green which are the colors found on their coat of arms. Red reflects independence,
yellow symbolizes a bright future, green recalls the lush vegetation and blue is the color
of the Indian Ocean.

Geographic Coordinates:
20 17 S, 57 33 E
Area:
2,040 sq km
Population:
1,294,104
Life Expectancy:
74.25 years
Government Type:
Parliamentary democracy
Capital:
Port Louis
GDP:
$15.9 billion (2009 est.)
Unemployment:
7.3% (2009 est.)
Currency:
Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Calling Code:
+230
Internet TLD:
.mu

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