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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Mauritius.
Who wrote the Mauritian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Mauritius officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Mauritius is "Motherland".
Mauritius's anthem lyrics were written by Jean Georges PROSPER and the music was written by Philippe GENTIL.
Adopted 1968.
National anthem of Mauritius free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Mauritius's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
Listen to Mauritius national anthem on Youtube
Mauritian anthem lyrics (English translation)
The National Anthem lyrics
Glory to thee, Motherland,
O motherland of mine.
Sweet is thy beauty,
Sweet is thy fragrance,
Around thee we gather
As one people,
As one nation,
In peace, justice and liberty.
Beloved country, may God bless thee
For ever and ever.
You can find more information about Mauritian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Mauritian national anthem sheet music - See link.



Mauritius flag

Conventional short form country name: Mauritius.
Conventional long form country name: Republic of Mauritius.
Local short form country name: Mauritius.
Local long form country name: Republic of Mauritius.
Mauritius Government Type: parliamentary democracy.
Parliamentary democracy is a political system in which the legislature (parliament) selects the government - a prime minister, premier, or chancellor along with the cabinet ministers - according to party strength as expressed in elections; by this system, the government acquires a dual responsibility: to the people as well as to the parliament. 
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