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Bambous, Mauritius

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Bambous Mountains
Coordinates: 20°15′36″S 57°24′53.4″E / 20.26000°S 57.414833°E / -20.26000; 57.414833Coordinates: 20°15′36″S 57°24′53.4″E / 20.26000°S 57.414833°E / -20.26000; 57.414833
CountryMauritius Mauritius
DistrictsRivière Noire District
 • Total15,345
 • Density702.9/km2 (1,821/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MUT)
Area code(s)230
ISO 3166 codeMU

Bambous is a small town in Mauritius located in the Rivière Noire District. The village is administered by the Bambous Village Council under the aegis of the Rivière Noire District Council.[2] According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2011, the population was at 15,345.[1]


The local football team is the Bambous Etoile de L'ouest S.C, the village host a multi-purpose sports venue, the Stade Germain Comarmond, the venue has hosted various international competitions such as the 2006 African Championships in Athletics and 2009 African Junior Athletics Championships.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Table G1 - Resident population by geographical location, whereabouts on census night and sex" (PDF). Statistics Mauritius. 2011: 3 and 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2012. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands. "Local Government Act 2011" (PDF). Electoral Commissioner's Office: 791. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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