Savanne District

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Savanne
Savannah
Rochester Falls
Rochester Falls
Map of Mauritius island with Savanne District highlighted
Map of Mauritius island with Savanne District highlighted
Coordinates: 20°28′S 57°30′E / 20.467°S 57.500°E / -20.467; 57.500Coordinates: 20°28′S 57°30′E / 20.467°S 57.500°E / -20.467; 57.500
CountryMauritius Mauritius
Government
 • TypeDistrict Council
 • ChairmanMr. Jugurnauth Sridhur
 • Vice ChairmanMr. Chengan Joovalen
Area
 • Total244.8 km2 (94.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total68,585
 • Rank8th in Mauritius
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
ISO 3166 codeMU-SA (Savanne)

Savanne (Mauritian Creole pronunciation: [savan]) or Savannah is a district of Mauritius, situated in the south of the island. The district has an area of 244.8 km2 and the population estimate was at 68,585 as at 31 December 2015.[2] The southern part of the island is one of the most scenic and unspoilt.

History[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The World of Seashells
  • Bel Ombre Nature Reserve (also known as Heritage Nature Reserve)
  • Macondé View Point

Places[edit]

The Savanne District include different regions; however, some regions are further divided into different suburbs.[2][3]

Maconde Point
Maconde Point in Baie-du-Cap

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 April 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014.{{cite web}}: 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. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ Statistic office of Mauritius (2011). "Housing and population Census 2011" (PDF). Government of Mauritius. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2012. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)