Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems District, Mauritius

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🇲🇺 Quatre Bornes also known as La Ville des Fleurs, is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, the western part also lies in the Rivière Noire District. The town is administered by the Municipal Council of Quatre Bornes. Situated between the towns of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill and Vacoas-Phoenix, Quatre Bornes is linked by roads to the north, east, south and west of Mauritius.

History In 1721, Wilhem Leicknig of Prussian origin settled on the island then known as Isle de France, the district of Plaines Wilhems was named after him. In 1740, French cartographer Guyomar drew the "Quartiers des Plaines Wilhems" where Quatre Bornes was shown as a forest which was slowly being colonised. Joseph François Charpentier de Cossigny named his region Palma and Governor Antoine Desforges Boucher named his region Bassin in 1764. During the British period, the railway line was introduced in 1864, the region of Plaines-Wilhems started developed rapidly with the migration of people from coastal regions. Quatre Bornes was proclaimed a village in 1890, then proclaimed "Town" under Governor Harman in 1896. The Bassin and Palma state was annexed to the Town of Quatre Bornes in 1967. In 1987, the region of La source was annexed to the town of Quatre Bornes. In the 1980s and 1990s, a period of rapid commercial development started.

Politics For the general elections the town is classified within the Constituency No.18 Belle Rose and Quatre Bornes. For several past general elections the Nomination Centre has been located within Baichoo Madhoo Government School.

Education Schools in Quatre Bornes include 12 secondary schools and 9 primary schools which are either state owned or private institutions.

Secondary institutions include the College Sainte-Marie, Collège du Saint-Esprit, Dr. Regis Chaperon State Secondary School, Eden College Boys, Eden College Girls, Gaëtan Raynal State College, Islamic Cultural College, Loreto College Quatre Bornes, Palma State Secondary School, Patten College Boys, Quatre Bornes State Secondary School and Sodnac State Secondary School.

Primary schools include Baichoo Madhoo Government School, Emilienne Rochecouste Government School (GS), Beau Séjour GS, Candos GS, Louis Nellan GS, Palma GS, Remy Ollier GS, Chooroomoney GS, Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo GS and Sookun Gaya GS.

Sport The town is home to the Guy Rozemont Football Stadium, the team of the town is the AS Quatre Bornes.

Suburbs The town of Quatre Bornes is divided into different regions. • Bassin • Belle Rose • Berthaud • Candos • Centre Ville • Ébène • Bassin • La Louise • Residence Kennedy • La Source • Palma • Pellegrin • Pierrefonds • Sodnac • St Jean • Trianon • Vieux Quatre Bornes.


Quatre Bornes has a population of over 77,308 people. Quatre Bornes also forms one of the centres of the wider Plaines Wilhems District which has a population of over 366,506 people.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Quatre Bornes has links with:

🇲🇬 Ambalavao, Madagascar 🇨🇳 Daqing, China 🇫🇷 Saint-Benoît, Réunion
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Antipodal to Quatre Bornes is: -122.521,20.266

Locations Near: Quatre Bornes 57.4791,-20.2657

🇲🇺 Beau Bassin-Rose Hill 57.471,-20.235 d: 3.6  

🇲🇺 Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill 57.467,-20.233 d: 3.8  

🇲🇺 Vacoas-Phoenix 57.493,-20.3 d: 4.1  

🇲🇺 Moka 57.496,-20.219 d: 5.5  

🇲🇺 St Pierre 57.517,-20.217 d: 6.7  

🇲🇺 Curepipe 57.517,-20.317 d: 6.9  

🇲🇺 Port-Louis 57.496,-20.165 d: 11.3  

🇲🇺 Mauritius 57.499,-20.162 d: 11.7  

🇲🇺 Port Louis 57.5,-20.15 d: 13  

🇲🇺 Centre de Flacq 57.718,-20.2 d: 25.9  

Antipodal to: Quatre Bornes -122.521,20.266

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