Anse aux Pins

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Anse aux Pins (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃s o pɛ̃]) is an administrative district of Seychelles located on the island of Mahé. Soleil Island is part of the district.

Anse aux Pins
Official logo of Anse aux Pins
Location within Seychelles
Location within Seychelles
CountrySeychelles
Government
 • District AdministratorTravis Chang Pen Tive
 • Member of National AssemblyHon. Clifford Andre (LDS)
Area
 • Total2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2019 Estimate)[1]
 • Total4,236
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Time zoneSeychelles Time
[2][3]

GeographyEdit

Anse aux Pins is situated in the East Region of Mahe, and is bordered by Cascade, Pointe Larue, and Au Cap Districts. There are six sub-districts: Anse Faure, Anse Aux Pins Central, Bodamien, Cayole Estate, Capucin, and Reef Estate.[2]

 
Beach landscape in Anse-aux-Pins

PoliticsEdit

Election resultsEdit

2016 National Assembly Election for Anse aux Pins[4]
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Clifford Andre, Linyon Demokratik Seselwa 1,455   50.2%    Won
Vicky Josette, Parti Lepep 1,333   46.0%    Lost
Danny Sophia, Independent 78   2.7%    Lost
Jeremy Baron, Seychelles Patriotic Movement 31   1.1%    Lost

DemographicsEdit

Change in population
YearPop.±%
20103,850—    
20153,955+2.7%
20164,008+1.3%
20174,159+3.8%
20184,198+0.9%
20194,236+0.9%
2010 is a census figure and the 2015-2019 figures are estimates.
Source: [1]

The National Bureau of Statistics Seychelles estimates that there are 4,236 residents of Anse aux Pins as of 2019.[1]

TransportationEdit

The Seychelles Public Transport Corporation runs bus service through Anse aux Pins. The district's bus terminal was reconstructed in 2018.[5]

EducationEdit

Anse aux Pins is served by Anse aux Pins Primary School.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "POPULATION AND VITAL STATISTICS MID YEAR POPULATION ESTIMATES 2019". Statistical Bulletin. Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles: National Bureau of Statistics Seychelles. 2019-08-30. p. 17 (Table 10). Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  2. ^ a b "ANSE AUX PINS". District Profile. Local Government Seychelles. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  3. ^ "Anse Aux Pins - Hon. Clifford Andre". Directly Elected Members by Constituency. The National Assembly of Seychelles. 2016-10-17. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  4. ^ "Seychelles National Assembly Election 2016" (PDF). Electoral Commission Seychelles. 2016-09-10. Retrieved 2020-01-09.
  5. ^ "Reconstruction of Anse Aux Pins bus terminal". Seychelles Nation. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2020-01-08.
  6. ^ "Anse Aux Pins pupils gifted with reading centre on Children's Day". Seychelles Nation. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2020-01-10.

Coordinates: 4°41′S 55°31′E / 4.683°S 55.517°E / -4.683; 55.517