Moka District

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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
 • TypeDistrict Council
 • ChairmanMr. Golam Chandradath
 • Vice ChairmanGabriel Russell
 • Total230.5 km2 (89.0 sq mi)
 • Total83,251
 • Rank7th in Mauritius
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
ISO 3166 codeMU-MO (Moka)

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 83,251 as of 31 December 2015.[2]


Places of interest[edit]


The Moka District include different regions; however, some regions are further divided into different suburbs.[2][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 population[edit]


French international schools:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 April 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (2016). "ANNUAL DIGEST OF STATISTICS 2015" (PDF). August. Government of Mauritius: 19. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. ^ Statistic office of Mauritius (2011). "Housing and population Census 2011" (PDF). Government of Mauritius. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
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  5. ^ "Table D2 - Resident population by geographical location, age and sex" (PDF). 2011 housing and population census. Statistics Mauritius. p. 51. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2013..
  6. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  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.