|Motto: "Copia et Concordia"|
|• Mayor||Mr. Sunilduth Parbutteea|
|• Deputy Mayor||Miss Monisha Jooty|
|• Total||54.2 km2 (20.9 sq mi)|
|• Rank||2nd in Mauritius|
|• Density||1,947.6/km2 (5,044/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MUT (UTC+4)|
Vacoas-Phoenix also known as French: Villes Jumelles (Twin Cities), is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, the eastern part also lies in the Moka District. The town is administered by the Municipal Council of Vacoas-Phoenix. According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2012, the population of the town was at 109,136. The town lies between Quatre Bornes and Curepipe.
The towns of Vacoas and Phoenix fused in 1963. Vacoas-Phoenix fully became a municipality in 1968.
For the general elections the town is classified as the No 15 constituency known as La Caverne and Phoenix and the No 16 Vacoas and Floreal constituency.
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Twin towns - Sister cities
Vacoas-Phoenix is twinned with:
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