Plaine Magnien

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Plaine Magnien
Village
Plaine Magnien is located in Mauritius
Plaine Magnien
Plaine Magnien
Coordinates: 20°25′43″S 57°39′11″E / 20.42861°S 57.65306°E / -20.42861; 57.65306Coordinates: 20°25′43″S 57°39′11″E / 20.42861°S 57.65306°E / -20.42861; 57.65306
CountryMauritius Mauritius
DistrictsGrand Port District
Elevation
57 m (187 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total10,443
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
Area code(s)230
ISO 3166 codeMU
ClimateAf

Plaine Magnien is a village in southeast Mauritius located in the Grand Port District. Saint Esprit Prestige Store, one of the most popular retail store of the village, is found on the main road near the Mauritius Commercial bank. Plaine Magnien has an all girls State Secondary School, France Boyer de la Giroday SSS. In addition, it is the birthplace of the former Governor-General of Mauritius, Dayendranath Burrenchobay. According to the Statistics Mauritius census in 2011, the population was at 10,443.[1] The village is the location of the only airport on the island, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

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  1. ^ a b "Table G1 - Resident population by geographical location, whereabouts on census night and sex" (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. 2011: 2. Retrieved 8 September 2013.