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Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill
Town
Plaza (Mauritius).jpg
Motto(s): 
"Tenax et fidelus"
Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill is located in Mauritius
Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill
Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill
Municipal Council location
Coordinates: 20°14′23.3″S 57°28′18.1″E / 20.239806°S 57.471694°E / -20.239806; 57.471694Coordinates: 20°14′23.3″S 57°28′18.1″E / 20.239806°S 57.471694°E / -20.239806; 57.471694
CountryMauritius Mauritius
DistrictsPlaines Wilhems
Settled1722
Established1868
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • Lord MayorMr. Fong Suk Koon Ken Fat
 • Deputy MayorMr. Cerveaux Jules Alain
Area
 • Total20.2 km2 (7.8 sq mi)
Elevation
164 m (538 ft)
Population
(2015)[2]
 • Total104,610
 • Rank3rd in Mauritius
 • Density5,111.5/km2 (13,239/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
ClimateAm
WebsiteMunicipal Council

Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill (French: Villes sœurs; Creole pronunciation: [bobasɛ̃ ʁozil]) is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, it is administered by the Municipal Council of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill. According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2015, the population of the town was at 104,610.[2]

Politics[edit]

Municipal Elections[edit]

Municipal elections are held every 6 years, the mandate of the Lord Mayor and the Deputy Mayor is two years, then another one is chosen by the members of the board through a system of voting. For the Municipal elections held in November 2012, the town of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill was divided into 6 wards compare to 4 previously.[3]

Sports[edit]

The football team which represents the town is the Union Sportive de Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill, its home stadium is the Sir Gaetan Duval Stadium, the team currently plays in the National First Division for the 2014-2015 season.

Education[edit]

Suburbs[edit]

The town of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill is divided into different regions.[3]

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands - Municipal and District Councils in Mauritius". Localgovernment.gov.mu. Retrieved 2014-03-08.
  2. ^ a b Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (2016). "ANNUAL DIGEST OF STATISTICS 2015" (PDF). August. Government of Mauritius: 22. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Municipales et villageoises : les 6 principaux changements" (in French). Le Defimedia. Retrieved 2012-11-18.

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