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Mauritian Creole
kreol, créole
Native to Mauritius
Native speakers 800,000  (2005)e18
Language family
French Creole
  • Bourbonnais Creoles
    • Mauritian Creole
Rodriguan Creole
Linguasphere 51-AAC-cec (to 51-AAC-cee)

Mauritian Creole is a French-based creole language. It is spoken in Mauritius. It is not an official language but is well known among the Mauritian people. It is mostly French with a few non-French words. Mauritian Creole is spoken in over 65% of Mauritius.

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