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Bambous is a village in Mauritius located in the Rivière Noire District. The village is administered by the Bambous Village Council under the aegis of the Rivière Noire District Council.[2] According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2011, the population was at 15,345.[1]

Bambous
Village
Bambous Mountains
Bambous Mountains
Bambous is located in Mauritius
Bambous
Bambous
Coordinates: 20°15′36″S 57°24′53.4″E / 20.26000°S 57.414833°E / -20.26000; 57.414833Coordinates: 20°15′36″S 57°24′53.4″E / 20.26000°S 57.414833°E / -20.26000; 57.414833
CountryMauritius Mauritius
DistrictsRivière Noire District
Government
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total15,345
 • Density702.9/km2 (1,821/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
Area code(s)230
ISO 3166 codeMU

SportsEdit

The local football team is the Bambous Etoile de L'ouest S.C, the village host a multi-purpose sports venue, the Stade Germain Comarmond, the venue has hosted various international competitions such as the 2006 African Championships in Athletics and 2009 African Junior Athletics Championships.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Table G1 - Resident population by geographical location, whereabouts on census night and sex" (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. 2011: 3 and 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2012.
  2. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands. "Local Government Act 2011" (PDF). Electoral Commissioner's Office: 791. Retrieved 5 September 2014.