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Rodrigues
Autonomous ooter island
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Motto(s): "Travail, Solidarité, Fierté" (French)
"Labour, Solidarity, Pride"
Anthem: Motherland
Islands o Mauritius labelled in black. Tromelin an Chagos airchipelago are claimed bi Mauritius.
Islands o Mauritius labelled in black. Tromelin an Chagos airchipelago are claimed bi Mauritius.
Coordinates: 19°43′S 63°25′E / 19.717°S 63.417°E / -19.717; 63.417Coordinates: 19°43′S 63°25′E / 19.717°S 63.417°E / -19.717; 63.417
Kintra  Mauritius
Caipital Port Mathurin
Govrenment
 • Bouk Regional Assembly
 • Chief Commissioner Serge Clair
 • Chief Executive Davis Hee Hong Wye
 • Meenister for Rodrigues Sir Anerood Jugnauth
Aurie[1]
 • Total 108 km2 (42 sq mi)
Population (2014)[note 1]
 • Tot 41,669
 • Estimate (2013) 38,379[2]
 • Density 386/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rodriguan
Leids[note 2][3]
 • Vernacular leids
Time zone MUT (UTC+4)
Cawin code +230
Siller Mauritian rupee (MUR)
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on left
Internet TLD .mu

Rodrigues (French: île Rodrigues) is an autonomous ooter island o the Republic o Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, aboot 560 kilometres (350 mi) east o Mauritius.[1]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Census of 2000
  2. In pairlament Inglis is offeecial an French can be uised.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Geography − location". Government of Mauritius. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2012. 
  2. Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (1 Julie 2014). "Population and Vital Statistics Jan-June 2014" (PDF). Government of Mauritius: n/a. Retrieved 1 Julie 2014. 
  3. "Article 49 of The Constitution". National Assembly of Mauritius. Retrieved 1 November 2011.