Baie-du-Tombeau is a village in Mauritius located in the Pamplemousses District, situated near the Rivière du Tombeau. The village is administered by the Baie-du-Tombeau Village Council under the aegis of the Pamplemousses District Council. According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2011, the population was at 14,687.
|• Density||1,963.5/km2 (5,085/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+4 (MUT)|
|ISO 3166 code||MU|
The bay itself faces west to North-West and has 3 km of coral reef protecting a shallow lagoon and sandy beaches stretching from Rivulet Terre rouge bird sanctuary to the Tombeau river’s estuary at Le goulet.
The area is particularly appreciated for its easy access to the capital Port Louis ( < 10 minutes ) and for its convenient facilities as well as proximity to the large Riche Terre shopping mall.
The weather is pleasant being less windy or rainy than the east coast or central plateau and not as hot as the south west.
Riche Terre Mall is found in the vicinity and easily accessible for shopping, a day-out and for dining. The mall provides free parking for visitors and has a bus stop.
- "Table G1 - Resident population by geographical location, whereabouts on census night and sex" (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. 2011. p. 3 and 4. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 13, 2012. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands. "Local Government Act 2011" (PDF). Government of Mauritius. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 23, 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
- "HMS MAURITIUS WIRELESS STATION, MAURITIUS [Allocated Title]".