Beau Bassin-Rose Hill

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Location
20°14'23"S
057°28'18"E
Country
 Mauritius
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Beau Bassin-Rose Hill (or Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill; French: Villes sœurs; Mauritian Creole pronunciation: [bobasɛ̃ ʁozil]) is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District. It is administered by the Municipal Council of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill and has a population of 147,066 habitants, making it the third largest city on the island.

Politics

Municipal Elections

Municipal elections are held every 6 years, the mandate of the Lord Mayor and the Deputy Mayor is two years, then another one is chosen by the members of the board through a system of voting. For the Municipal elections held in November 2012, the town of Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill was divided into 6 wards compare to 4 previously.

Sports

The football team which represents the town is the Union Sportive de Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill, its home stadium is the Sir Gaetan Duval Stadium, the team currently plays in the National First Division for the 2014–2015 season.

Education

John Kennedy College St Mary's College Loreto College Rose Hill St Andrew's School Collège de La Confiance Queen Elizabeth College New Devton College SSS Beau-Bassin New Eton College Institut Cardinal Jean Margéot (Maison de Carné)

Suburbs

The town of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill is divided into different regions: Beau-Bassin Camp-Levieux Coromandel Lower Beau-Bassin Mont-Roches Roches-Brunes Rose-Hill Stanley Trèfles Barkly

Twin towns – sister cities

Beau-Bassin Rose-Hill is twinned with: Changzhou Saint-Pierre, Réunion Quartier Militaire
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