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Mauritius postal Code

Mauritius officially known as the Republic of Mauritius is an island country located in the Indian Ocean near the southeast coast of the African continent and east of Madagascar. It includes the main island and other small islands. Port Louis is the capital and largest city of Mauritius. The other major cities and towns in Mauritius are Vacoas-Phoenix, Beau Bassin-Rose Hill, Curepipe, Quatre Bornes, Arsenal, Baie du Tombeau, Bambous, Beau Vallon, Bel Air Riviere Seche, Bel Ombre, cap Malheureux, Centre de Flacq, Chamarel, Chemin Grenier, Creve Coeur, Flice en Flac, Fond du Sac, Goodlands, Grand Bale, Grand Bois, Grand Gaube, Grande Riviere Noire, etc.

The official languages of the country in Mauritius are English and French. The other recognized official languages in Mauritius are Mauritian Creole, etc. Mauritius is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Thaipusam Cadavee, Chinese Spring Festival, Thimithi, Sakifo Music Festival, Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Father Jacques Desire Laval, Mid-Autumn Festival, La Isla Music Festival, Lantern Festival, Ghoon, Kaz Out Festival, Holi, Yaum-Un-Nabi, Eid Ul-Fitr, Ganesh Chaturthi, All Saints Day, Maha Shivaratri, Christmas, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.

The official name of the postal service in Mauritius is Mauritius Post Ltd. The postal service in Mauritius was introduced on 21 December 1772 and the name The Mauritius Post was adopted in March 2012. Mauritius consists of the main island and outer islands which are considered the first level of administration. The island of Mauritius is subdivided into nine districts are considered the second level of administration. It was further divided into cities, towns, and, villages. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Mauritius got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.

Land Area

Mauritius is ranked 169th in the world and has a total land area of 2,040 km2, which comes to around a total of 790 mi2. The entire land of Mauritius consists of nine districts. The names of the districts are Riviere du, Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Moka, Flacq, Riviere Noire, Plaines Wilhems, Grand Port, and Savanne. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.

Water Area

Mauritius has a total water area of 0.07 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Mauritius has two natural lakes and a few ponds. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.


Mauritius contains more than 137 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Piton de la Petite Riviere Noire which is about 303 meters (961 feet) is Medvegalis which is about 828 meters (2,717 feet). The other major mountains in Mauritius are Pieter Both, Le Pouce, Montagne Cocotte, Corps de Garde, Piton Savanne, Piton Saint-Denis, Creve Coeur, Grand Glacis, Junction peak, Mont Limon, Mont Lubin, Lion Mountain, etc.

Postal Stamps

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List of postal and courier services in Mauritius:

  • UPS Mauritius
  • DHL Ltd
  • Federal Express Corporation / TNT
  • Chronopost (Mauritius) Ltd.
  • DHL Mauritius LTD
  • Postal Delivery Beau-Bassin
  • Velogic Authorized Service Contractor for UPS
  • Chronopost (Mauritius) Ltd.

postal Code details for Major States in Mauritius

Mauritius PostalCode
Postcode type and position 5 digit postcode after the locality name.

Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson
21, Old Trafford Road
Mission Cross
Lalmatie 42602
Coding method X-- (First digit) ---> indicate the district code.
XX-- (next two digit) ---> indicate the village council or area code.
XX-- (Last two digit) ---> indicate the sub-locality code or delivery office or post office.
Address format Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Mauritius postal service is Mauritius Post Ltd. The postal service in Mauritius was introduced on 21 December 1772 and the name The Mauritius Post was adopted in March 2012. There are 11 postal regions in Mauritius where new postal codes have been introduced. Mauritius has more than 1,598 postal codes.
Mauritius uses a five-digit numeric postal code system in which the first two digits, the second and third digits, and the last three digits have different indicates which are shown below;
Examples Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson(Addressee)
21, Old Trafford Road(Street + Premises)
Lalmatie 42602( postalcode , locality)

Frequently asked questions (FAQ) s

  • How many digits are found in the Mauritius postal code?
    There are five digits found in the Mauritius postal code.
  • What is the postal code of the capital city of Mauritius?
    Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and its postal code starts at 11201 and ends at 11215.
  • Name the official postal service in Mauritius.
    The official postal service in Mauritius is Mauritius Post Ltd.
  • How many postal codes are in Mauritius?
    Mauritius has more than 1,598 postal codes.
  • Give the alpha three-letter country code of Mauritius.
    The alpha three-letter country code of Mauritius is MUS.