Flag of Mauritius and en-MU

Locale Code: en-MU

The locale code represents English language in Mauritius.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive en-MU locale data for Mauritius
Country NameMauritius
Country Name (Local)Maurice
Country Flag🇲🇺
Country Area2040 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)MU
Language NameEnglish
Language Name (Local)English
Language Code (ISO 639-1)en
RegionEastern Africa
Capital NamePort Louis
Capital Latitude-20.16194
Capital Longitude57.49889
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The currency used for the locale code en-MU is Mauritian Rupee.

Currency information for Mauritius and en-MU locale
Currency NameMauritian Rupee
Currency Name (Local)Mauritian rupee
Currency CodeMUR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric480
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


Mauritius has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+04:00.



Mauritius is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'en-MU' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, en_MU is a locale code for English language in Mauritius. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.