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Villes Jumelles
Motto: "Copia et Concordia"
Vacoas-Phoenix is located in Mauritius
Municipal Council location
Coordinates: 20°18′0.17″S 57°28′28.23″E / 20.3000472°S 57.4745083°E / -20.3000472; 57.4745083Coordinates: 20°18′0.17″S 57°28′28.23″E / 20.3000472°S 57.4745083°E / -20.3000472; 57.4745083
Country Mauritius Mauritius
Districts Plaines Wilhems
 • Type Municipality
 • Mayor Mr. Sunilduth Parbutteea
 • Deputy Mayor Miss Monisha Jooty
 • Total 54.2 km2 (20.9 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 109,136
 • Rank 2nd in Mauritius
 • Density 1,947.6/km2 (5,044/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vacoassian
Time zone MUT (UTC+4)
Climate Cfa

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.[3] 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.


The football team of the town is the AS de Vacoas-Phoenix, they play in the Mauritian League, the top division in Mauritian football.


The town of Vacoas-Phoenix is divided into different suburbs.[4][5]

  • Belle-Terre
  • Camp Fouquereaux
  • Cinq Arpents
  • Clairfonds
  • Glen Park
  • Henrietta
  • Hermitage
  • Highlands
  • Hollyrood
  • La Caverne
  • La Marie
  • Mesnil
  • Phoenix
  • Quinze Cantons
  • Réunion
  • Solférino
  • St-Paul
  • Visitation
  • Vacoas

Twin towns - Sister cities[edit]

Vacoas-Phoenix is twinned with:

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ "Table G1 - Resident population by geographical location, whereabouts on census night and sex" (PDF). Central Statistic Office. 2011: 3 and 4. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Ministry of Finance & Economic Development (2012). "ANNUAL DIGEST OF STATISTICS 2012" (PDF). 31 December. Government of Mauritius: 22. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands. "Local Government Act 2011" (PDF). Government of Mauritius: 768–770. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Municipales et villageoises : les 6 principaux changements" (in French). Le Defimedia. Retrieved 12 December 2012.