Districts of Mauritius

The Districts of the Republic of Mauritius are the second-level administrative divisions after the Outer Islands of Mauritius.

Mauritius IslandEdit

Mauritius Island is divided into nine districts which consist of one city, four towns, and 130 villages. Its capital is Port Louis.

The Plaines Wilhems District consists mainly of four towns: Beau Bassin-Rose Hill, Curepipe, Quatre Bornes, and Vacoas-Phoenix. The other districts consist of different villages, some of which are further divided into suburbs. As of December 31, 2012, the urban population stood at 536,086 and the rural population was 718,925.[1]

Districts Area km2[1] Population
(31 December 2012)[1]
Flacq 297.9 141,586
Grand Port 260.3 116,211
Moka 230.5 81,820
Pamplemousses 178.7 140,511
Plaines Wilhems 203.3 387,372
Port Louis 42.7 127,454
Rivière du Rempart 147.6 110,235
Rivière Noire 259 79,247
Savanne 244.8 70,575
 Total 1864.8 1,255,011

Autonomous regionEdit

  1. Rodrigues

Rodrigues used to be the tenth district of Mauritius. The island gained autonomy in 2002, its capital is Port Mathurin.

Dependencies of MauritiusEdit

  1. Agaléga.
  2. Saint Brandon

The capital of Agaléga is Vingt-Cinq.

Saint Brandon is sparsely populated, its main settlement is Île Raphael (pop. 40).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (2012). "ANNUAL DIGEST OF STATISTICS 2012" (PDF). 31 December. Government of Mauritius: 22. Retrieved 20 October 2013. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)