Flacq District

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Map of Mauritius island with Flacq District highlighted
Map of Mauritius island with Flacq District highlighted
Country Mauritius Mauritius
 • Total 297.9 km2 (115.0 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 141,586
 • Rank 2nd in Mauritius
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone MUT (UTC+4)
ISO 3166 code MU-FL (Flacq)

Flacq is a district of Mauritius, situated in the east of the island. It is the largest district, having an area of 297.9 km², the population estimate was at 141,586 as at 31 December 2012.[1]

Places of interest[edit]

The small village of Trou d'Eau Douce, from where visitors take boats for tours on Île aux Cerfs island. Belle Mare, an exotic beach with white sand and nice lagoon, attracts a lot of Mauritians and tourists.


The Flacq District include different regions; however, some regions are further divided into different suburbs.[1] Note that the statistics do not take into account the two new village councils areas were created out of Écroignard and Grande Retraite out of Laventure in 2011 following the new Local Government Act.[2]

Places by population[edit]

See also[edit]


  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. 
  2. ^ http://www.lemauricien.com/article/municipales-toilettage-des-registres-d%E2%80%99%C3%A9lecteurs
  3. ^ "2011 housing and population census" (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. p. 51. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b http://www.gov.mu/portal/goc/cso/report2013/migra2012.pdf

Coordinates: 20°14′S 57°43′E / 20.233°S 57.717°E / -20.233; 57.717

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