Moka District

Moka (Mauritian Creole pronunciation: [moka]) is a district of Mauritius, situated in the central plateau of the island. The district has an area of 230.5 km2 and the population estimate was at 83,664 as at the end of 2019.[2]

Moka
Pieter Both of the Moka Range
Pieter Both of the Moka Range
Map of Mauritius island with Moka District highlighted
Map of Mauritius island with Moka District highlighted
Coordinates: 20°15′S 57°34′E / 20.250°S 57.567°E / -20.250; 57.567Coordinates: 20°15′S 57°34′E / 20.250°S 57.567°E / -20.250; 57.567
CountryMauritius Mauritius
Government
 • TypeDistrict Council
 • ChairmanSoonarane Kumar
 • Vice ChairmanRamduny Vageesh
Area
 • Total230.5 km2 (89.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[2]
 • Total83,664
 • Rank7th in Mauritius
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
ISO 3166 codeMU-MO (Moka)
Websitewww.mokadc.mu

HistoryEdit

Places of interestEdit

bagatelle mall,

PlacesEdit

The Moka District includes different regions; however, some regions are further divided into different suburbs.[3] Note that the statistics do not take into account that Ripailles was created out of Nouvelle Découverte and that Pailes was absorbed by Port-Louis Municipal Council in 2011 following the new Local Government Act.[4]

Places by populationEdit

Places by population, area and density
Place Population[5] Area in km²[6] Population density per km²[6]
Camp Thorel 2,128 12.77 166.6
Dagotière 7,146 10.7 667.9
Dubreuil (East in Flacq District) 2,840 80 35.5
Espérance 1,884 7.64 246.6
La Laura - Malenga 1,288 4.87 264.5
L'Avenir 2,701 8.42 320.8
Melrose 1,955 4.39 445.3
Moka (West in Plaines Wilhems district) 8,846 17.44 507.2
Montagne Blanche (East in Flacq District) 9,053 19.63 461.2
Pailles 11,618 14.62 794.7
Providence 3,285 3.72 883.1
Quartier Militaire 7,046 6.89 1,022.6
Nouvelle Découverte 3,024 22.04 137.2
St Pierre 15,982 13.06 1,223.7
Verdun 2,181 4.15 525.5

EducationEdit

French international schools:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portal of Local Authorities, Mauritius". Retrieved 8 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Table 1.6(b) - Estimated resident population1 by geographical district, sex and density - Republic of Mauritius2, 2018 & 2019". Annual Digest of Statistics 2019 (XLS). Statistics Mauritius. November 2020.
  3. ^ Housing and population Census 2011 (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
  4. ^ "MUNICIPALES: Toilettage des registres d'électeurs | le Mauricien". Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Table D2 - Resident population by geographical location, age and sex". 2011 Housing and Population Census (PDF). Vol. II: Demographic and Fertility Characteristics. Statistics Mauritius. October 2012. p. 51.
  6. ^ a b "Table G5 - Concentration of resident population by Municipal and Village Council Areas". 2011 Housing and Population Census (PDF). Vol. VI: Geographical and migration characteristics. October 2012. pp. 27–31.
  7. ^ "Nous contacter Archived 1 June 2013 at the Wayback Machine." Lycée des Mascareignes. Retrieved on Mar 4, 2015. "Helvetia Saint Pierre Ile MAURICE "
  8. ^ "École du Centre - Collège Pierre-Poivre." AEFE. Retrieved on May 4, 2015.
  9. ^ Home page. École du Centre - Collège Pierre-Poivre. Retrieved on 4 May 2015.