Mauritius Cities and Places of Interest
Mauritius Main Cities and Places of Interest
Mauritius is divided into nine districts which consist of different towns and villages. The island of Rodrigues used to be the country's tenth district before it gained autonomous status in 2002.
The total land area of the country, as per the Mauritius geography, is 2040 km2, making it the 181st largest nation in the world by size.
Mauritian territory also incorporates the island of Rodrigues, which is situated some 560 kilometers to the east and is 104 km2 in area.
The population estimate (as of 1 July 2011) for the whole republic is 1,286,340, of whom 633,916 were males and 652,424 females. For the island of Mauritius only it is 1,248,129 and Rodrigues island 37,922.
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Mauritius Cities and Sights Guide:
Grand Bay, (or Grand Baie) is a seaside village and large tourist beach in the district of Rivière du Rempart at the north of Mauritius. Grand Bay was once called De Bogt Zonder Eyndt (Bay Without End) by the Dutch in the 17th century, and when visiting the village it is easy to understand why.
Today, the resort town of Grand Bay is the most popular holiday destination in Mauritius...
Flic en Flac
Flic en Flac, situated along the west coast of Mauritius, has become the second tourist area of Mauritius after Grand Baie.
The west coast of Mauritius has developed much slower than the north region, but still, beautiful villages such as such a Flic en Flac have developed from little fishing villages into small towns gaining the reputation of a top holiday destination...
Port Louis , the Capital of Mauritius, is rich in yesterday’s treasures merging beautifully with our present. It is economic centre-point of our paradise island and the largest city.
Port Louis is offers its visitors with many sights explore and is definitely a must visit for any traveler to Mauritius...