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Mauritians (singular Mauritian; French: Mauricien) are citizens, natives and people whose ancestors lived in the Republic of Mauritius which consist of the inhabited islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, Agalega and the Chagos Archipelago.
Mauritius is a multiethnic society, which means that it is home to people of many different ethnic backgrounds. The ancestors of the Mauritian population are mainly of Indian, African, French and Chinese origin.
The Mauritian diaspora consists of Mauritian emigrants and their descendants in various countries around the world, mainly the Great Britain, France, Australia and Canada.
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- Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (January–June 2012). Population and vital statistics Republic of Mauritius. Government of Mauritius. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
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