Mauritius National Anthem Lyrics

The Mauritius national anthem, “Motherland,” celebrates the beauty and unity of the island nation. Below are the original lyrics in Mauritian Creole and their English translation.

Additional Information

  • Anthem Name: Motherland
  • Written Date: 1968
  • Lyricist: Jean Georges Prosper
  • Composer: Philippe Gentil
  • Official Adoption Date: 1968

Original Lyrics in Mauritian Creole

Gloire à toi, ô Mère Patrie
O Mère Patrie de mes rêves.
Douce est ta beauté,
Douce est ton parfum,
Nous nous rassemblons autour de toi
Comme un seul peuple,
Comme une seule nation,
Dans la paix, la justice et la liberté.

Ô pays bien-aimé,
Que Dieu te bénisse
Pour toujours et à jamais.

English Translation of the 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.

Supporting Links

For a more detailed and original content about the Mauritius national anthem, please visit
The National Anthem of Mauritius: Motherland
Mauritius National Anthem History – Wikipedia
These links provide additional details on the lyrics, historical context, and significance of the Mauritius national anthem, “Motherland.”

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