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Port Louis

Port Louis
Full namePort Louis
Official namePort Louis
City statusAugust 25, 1966
President of MauritiusSir Anerood Jugnauth
Lord MayorDr. Mahmad Aniff Kodabaccus
Total Area16.5 sq mi (42.7 km2)
Urban Area2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
Total Population147688 (2003)
Density (pop.)3458.73/km2 (8958.1/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMUT (UTC+4)

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Port Louis (-frpɔʁlwi) is the capital of Mauritius. It is the largest city of the country and main port, which borders the Indian Ocean. It is located in the Port Louis District. The population is 147,688 (2003 census).

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