Mauritius which is officially referred to as the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation of the Southeast coast of the African continent spread upto 2000 kilometres. The country comprises of the island of Mauritius, Rodriques and other smaller islands. Port Louis is the capital and the largest city of Mauritius.Arabs and the Portuguese had visited this island in the middle ages. First this was a Dutch colony but later on it turned out to be a French colony. Due to its strategic position, Mauritius was called as the star and key of the Indian Ocean. Mauritius served to be as one of the major routes for trade and business. Mauritius is a completely diverse country, embracing all kinds of culture and religions. Mauritius ranked high for its democracy and also boasts of rich flora and fauna.