in Cargados Carajos, Mauritius
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -16.603 and 59.659 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -16° 36' 11" and E 59° 39' 30"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - MUR
- Spoken languages:
- English, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:36 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
- UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:06 am and 6:04 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 24.634 and -112.139 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bahia Magdalena
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Mauritius.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mauritius. Last Update: 2023-03-29 08:17:33
Explore Cargados Carajos
Cargados Carajos in Cargados Carajos with it's 63 inhabitants is a city in Mauritius about 284 mi (or 457 km) north-east of Port Louis, the country's capital.
Local time in Cargados Carajos is now 11:36 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Unfortunatly there are no larger airports in the vicinity of this location. The sidebar provides some ideas about how to get here.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Riviere du Rempart, Pamplemousses, Centre de Flacq, Port Louis and Quartier Militaire. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Cargados Carajos Shoals (also known as the Saint Brandon Rocks) are a group of about 16 small islands and islets on an extended reef in the Indian Ocean northeast of Mauritius. The islands have a total land area of 1.3 mi². The reef measures more than 50 km from north to south, and is 5 km wide, cut by three passes. The reef area is 190 km². The islands have a small transient population, mostly fishermen, 63 in number on census night (Census of 2000).
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Cargados Carajos.
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