Port Louis District

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Port Louis

Port-Louis
Port Louis and its harbour
Port Louis and its harbour
Map of Mauritius island with Port Louis District highlighted
Map of Mauritius island with Port Louis District highlighted
Coordinates: 20°10′S 57°31′E / 20.167°S 57.517°E / -20.167; 57.517Coordinates: 20°10′S 57°31′E / 20.167°S 57.517°E / -20.167; 57.517
CountryMauritius Mauritius
Government
 • TypeCity Council
 • Lord MayorMr. Hoseenally Aslam Adam
 • Deputy Lord MayorMrs. Chukowry M. Christianne Dorinne
Area
 • Total42.7 km2 (16.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total119,706
 • Rank4th in Mauritius
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
ISO 3166 codeMU-PL (Port Louis)

Port Louis (French: Port-Louis) is a district of Mauritius, located in the north west of the island, it is the smallest district and has the highest population density. The district is wholly covered by Port Louis, the capital of the country. Port Louis district has an area of 42.7 km2 and the population estimate was at 119,706 as at 31 December 2015.[2]

History[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

The district hosts the Aapravasi Ghat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2006.

References[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 Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (2016). "ANNUAL DIGEST OF STATISTICS 2015" (PDF). August. Government of Mauritius: 22. Retrieved 23 December 2016.