According to Allcitycodes, Mauritius is an island country located in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa. The total area of the country is 2,040 km2 with a population of around 1.3 million people. The terrain consists mostly of low hills and mountains which are separated by deep valleys and ravines. The highest point in Mauritius is Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire, which stands at 828 meters above sea level. The climate in Mauritius is tropical with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 32°C throughout the year. Rainfall averages around 1,400mm annually, with most rain occurring during the wet season months between November and April. The area code for Mauritius is +230. This code is used when dialing from outside Mauritius to any other phone number within it. Additionally, to call a cell phone or landline inside Mauritius from another country you must dial 00 + 230 + area code (without 0) + telephone number. For example, to call a phone number in Port Louis (the capital city), you would dial 00 + 230 + 202 + telephone number. There are currently four area codes for different regions across Mauritius; Port Louis (202), Curepipe (203), Quatre Bornes (204) and Rodrigues (213). Check physicscat for Mauritius in 2013.