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Rupee (MUR) is the currency in Mauritius

Facts about Rupee

  • Country:
    Mauritius
  • Currency:
    Rupee
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    MUR
  • Short for the currency:
    Rs
  • Currency subunits:
    100 cents

The Mauritian rupee was introduced as currency in Mauritius in 1877 replacing the Mauritian dollar. The currency is issued by the Bank of Mauritius in Port Louis.

Where is Mauritius?


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Mauritius is republic and island nation in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. The country was declared independant in 1968 and have since developed from an agricultural based economy to a more industrial economy. Tourism and financial services are also important incomes for the country.

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