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  • General Information

    Common Name: Mahebourg
    Other Name: -, District: NA, State: Grand Port, Mauritius
    Area: 0 -
    Languages Spoken: English,French and Creole
    Long Distance Code: +230
    Importance: A major tourist destinstion.
    Best Time to Visit: April to October and March
    International Access: Connected to rest of Mauritius.
  • Description

    It is named after Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais, one of the most successful governors of the French colonial period. It was originally built by the Netherlands during their brief period of colonisation of the island. It was close to their landing port, had ample water supply from many rivers and streams and had a scenic view of the large bay area. Mahébourg knew major development around 1806 during the French colonisation era.
  • Location

    Mahébourg is a small city (population 15,753 as of 2000) on the southeastern coast of the island of Mauritius. It is the capital of the Grand Port District.
  • Climate

    Tropical Climate.