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Port Louis Destination Guide

Touring Port Louis in Mauritius! Port Louis in the region of Port Louis with it's 155,226 residents is a city located in Mauritius and is the capital of this country.

Considering your travel resources, these more prominent places could be interesting to check as well: Vacoas, Triolet, Tamarin, Souillac, Saint Pierre or Carreau Lalo. While being in this area, make sure to check out Quinze Cantons, La Caverne, Cassis, Bell Village, Tranquebar and Cite Valijee as well. Map of the area of Port Louis in Mauritius

Local Time

Current time in Port Louis is now 08:43 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Indian / Mauritius" with an UTC offset of 4 hours.

Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 23°C / 73 °F
Evening 26°C / 79 °F
Night 23°C / 74 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1023.2 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain
26°C / 78 °F Light rain

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 24°C (76 °F)

Video Collection

Ships in Port Louis

362 mts berthing at Container Terminal in Port Louis (biggest till now)

34:43 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 26, 2012 by Prit Guns

New Year 2014 - Fireworks at Port Louis

Fireworks at Port Louis, Mauritius. - Filmed by Shadil Eshanally. YouTube :

06:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: January 01, 2014 by شاديل اشانالي

Time Lapse w/ Nokia Lumia 620: Sunset in...

Sunset Time Lapse in Port Louis. Date : 07/12/2013 Amount of photos taken : 410 Time Interval : 5 Seconds Frame Rate : 24 fps Gears : Pro Shot, Ligthroom 4, LRtimelapse, After Effects

06:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 07, 2013 by شاديل اشانالي

Time Lapse w/ Nokia Lumia 620: City of P...

Port Louis in fast moving mode. 24fps - Produced by Shadil Eshanally. YouTube :

06:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 25, 2013 by شاديل اشانالي

Port Louis 30 Decembre 2013

Port-Louis 30 Decembre 2013 Marchands ambulants dans les rues et Gare Victoria

46:09 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: December 31, 2013 by Peter KIPKA

Port Louis Mauritius and surroundings t...

Http:// - Tour of Port Louis, Mauritius created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow

53:46 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: November 20, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW

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Photo Collection

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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Port Louis during the next days, weeks and months.



Starts: 07:30 pm (19:30)
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Interesting facts about this location

John Kennedy College

John Kennedy College is a boys school in Beau-Bassin, Mauritius. It is one of the largest secondary schools in Mauritius. It was founded in 1963 and inaugurated by the then Governor General Sir John Shaw Rennie. It is the third star boy college in Mauritius. Students from this college are called "Kennedians". The school's uniform is a pair of blue jeans and a white shirt with an eagle printed on the back.

Tags: Schools in Mauritius, Educational institutions established in 1964, Boys' schools in Mauritius
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Jummah Masjid (Mauritius)

The Jummah Masjid is a mosque in Port Louis, Mauritius dating from the 1850s, with substantial additions built through the 1890s. It is located on the Royal Road, and is described by the Ministry of Tourism's guide as one of the most beautiful religious building in the country. The Jummah Masjid is known to broadcast live the Jummah Prayers every Friday and taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan. Eid Prayers are also broadcast live.

Tags: Religious buildings completed in 1895, Mosques in Mauritius, 19th-century mosques
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Le Bocage International School

Tags: Schools in Mauritius, Moka District, International schools in Mauritius, Educational institutions established in 1990
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.


Mauritius Listen/məˈrɪʃəs/, officially the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres off the south east coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, 560 kilometres east of the principal island, the islands of Agaléga and the Saint Brandon. The islands of the Republic of Mauritius form part of the Mascarene Islands, which also include the neighbouring island of Réunion.

Tags: Volcanoes of Mauritius, States and territories established in 1968, Republics, Miocene volcanism, Member states of the United Nations, Member states of the Commonwealth of Nations, Member states of the African Union, Member states of La Francophonie, Mauritius, Liberal democracies, Islands of Mauritius, Island countries, Hotspot volcanoes, French-speaking countries, Former French colonies, Former Dutch colonies, Former British colonies, Extinct volcanoes, English-speaking countries and territories, Countries of the Indian Ocean, Countries in Africa, Commonwealth republics
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Outer islands of Mauritius

The Outer Islands of Mauritius (French: Îles éparses de Maurice) is the first-order administrative divisions of the country and consist of the islands of Mauritius and several outlying islands. It is under the responsibility of the Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands.

Tags: Territories and dependencies of Mauritius, Subdivisions of Mauritius, Mauritius-related lists, Lists of country subdivisions, First-level administrative country subdivisions, Country subdivisions of Africa
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Pieter Both (mountain)

Pieter Both is the second highest mountain of Mauritius, at 820 metres tall. The mountain is shorter that Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire by eight meters. It is named after Pieter Both, the first Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. It is located in the Moka Range. The notable feature of this mountain is the gigantic rock formation at the very top of it, which resembles a human head. To climb the mountain following the main ridge takes about an hour, and is mildly difficult.

Tags: Mountains of Mauritius
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Port Louis District

Port Louis is a district of Mauritius, located in the north west of the island, it is the smallest district and has the highest population density. The district is wholly covered by Port Louis, the capital of the country. Port Louis district has an area of 42.7 km and the population estimate was at 128,483 as at 31st December 2010.

Tags: Port Louis District, Districts of Mauritius
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Stock Exchange of Mauritius

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) is an organization responsible for the operation of Mauritius's primary stock exchange located at Port Louis. The SEM operates two markets: the Official Market and the Development & Enterprise Market (DEM). There are 40 companies listed on the Official Market representing a Market Capitalization of nearly US$5.3 billion, the DEM presently has 48 companies listed with a market capitalisation of nearly US$1.5 billion as at 31 July 2012.

Tags: Stock exchanges in Africa, Economy of Mauritius, Companies of Mauritius, Companies established in 1989
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

University of Technology, Mauritius

The University of Technology, Mauritius (commonly known as UTM) is a public university in Mauritius. The main campus lies in La Tour Koenig, Pointe aux Sables within the district of Port Louis. It was founded following the Government of Mauritius approval of the setting up of the University of Technology, Mauritius in January 2000 and the proclamation of the The University of Technology, Mauritius Act http://www. utm. ac. mu/download/utmdocs/utmact/UTM%20Act. pdf on 21 June 2000.

Tags: Universities in Mauritius, Technical universities and colleges, Educational institutions established in 2000, Education in Mauritius, Association of Commonwealth Universities, 2000 establishments in Mauritius
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.


Ebene City is a city on the island nation of Mauritius, 15 km (nine miles) south of the capital, Port Louis. Construction began in November, 2001, with the city being promoted as a new information technology hub for Mauritius and as a link between African and Asian markets. As a result it is also referred to as Ebene Cyber City. Ebene is a cable landing point of the SAFE high-speed submarine communications cable between South Africa and Malaysia.

Tags: Populated places in Mauritius, Commercial buildings completed in 2005, Buildings and structures in Mauritius
Coordinates: -20.16, 57.5 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi from center.