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Mauritius Capital City Trip

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The capital city of Mauritius Island is Port Louis, the city is quite small. The island is divided into 9 districts, Port Louis is located in Port Louis district which the smallest one of Mauritius Island.

Port Louis city was founded in 1735, as from 1638 the caputal city was used as a harbor, then in 1735 when Mauritius was governed by the French colony Port Louis was the administrative center. Ther named was given in honour of King Louis XV. “Port” ist for harbor and Louis for the king’s name.

The city is quite loud and one of the most busiest city of the island.