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Port Louis (Port-Louis, Mauritian Creole: Porlwi poːrlwi) is the capital city of Mauritius. [1]

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Aapravasi Ghat

The Immigration Depot (आप्रवासी घाट, Aapravasi Ghat) is a building complex located in Port Louis on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, the first British colony to receive indentured, or contracted, labour workforce from India.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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AS Port-Louis 2000

Association Sportive Port-Louis 2000 is a Mauritian football club based in Port Louis.

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Aurecon

Aurecon is an engineering, management, design, planning, project management and consulting company based in Australia and South Africa.

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Bank of Mauritius

The Bank of Mauritius is the central bank of the Republic of Mauritius.

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Bank of Mauritius Tower

The Bank of Mauritius Tower is a skyscraper in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius.

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Blue Penny Museum

The Blue Penny Museum a museum dedicated to history and art of Mauritius, is situated at Caudan Waterfront in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius.

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Build–operate–transfer

Build–operate–transfer (BOT) or build–own–operate–transfer (BOOT) is a form of project financing, wherein a private entity receives a concession from the private or public sector to finance, design, construct, own, and operate a facility stated in the concession contract.

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Cape of Good Hope

The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Champ de Mars

The Champ de Mars (Field of Mars) is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh ''arrondissement'', between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast.

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Champ de Mars Racecourse

The Champ de Mars Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse race track in Port Louis, Mauritius.

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Chemical industry

The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals.

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Chinatowns in Africa

This article discusses Chinatowns in Africa.

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Coolitude

Coolitude is a term coined by Mauritian poet Khal Torabully to describe the cultural interaction of the Indian or Chinese "coolie" diaspora, and by extension also similar migrations.

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Cruise ship

A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.

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Curepipe

Curepipe also known as La Ville-Lumière (The City of Light), is a town in Mauritius, located in the Plaines Wilhems District, the eastern part also lies in the Moka District.

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Districts of Mauritius

The Districts of the Republic of Mauritius are the first-order administrative divisions.

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Dodo

The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

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Doha

Doha (الدوحة, or ad-Dōḥa) is the capital and most populous city of the State of Qatar.

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Ebene CyberCity

Ebene is a suburb on the island nation of Mauritius, south of the capital, Port Louis.

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Ethanol

Ethanol, also called alcohol, ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol, and drinking alcohol, is a chemical compound, a simple alcohol with the chemical formula.

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Fish

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gantry crane

A gantry crane is a crane built atop a gantry, which is a structure used to straddle an object or workspace.

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Hakka Chinese

Hakka, also rendered Kejia, is one of the major groups of varieties of Chinese, spoken natively by the Hakka people throughout southern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and throughout the diaspora areas of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and in overseas Chinese communities around the world.

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History of rail transport in Mauritius

The history of rail transport in Mauritius began in the 1860s.

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Indenture

An indenture is a legal contract that reflects or covers a debt or purchase obligation.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering (approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface).

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Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India.

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Jetty

A jetty is a structure that projects from the land out into water.

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Kathmandu

Kathmandu (काठमाडौं, ये:. Yei, Nepali pronunciation) is the capital city of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Khal Torabully

Khal Torabully is a Mauritian and French poet, who has coined the concept of "coolitude." Born in Mauritius in 1956, in the capital city Port Louis, his father was a Trinidadian sailor and his mother was a descendant of migrants from India and Malaya.

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La Possession

La Possession is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Le Port, Réunion

Le Port is a commune in the French overseas department of Réunion.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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List of mayors of Port Louis

The following is a list of mayors of the city of Port Louis on the island of Mauritius.

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List of places in Mauritius

This is a list of populated places in Mauritius and Agaléga.

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Louis XV of France

Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death in 1774.

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Malcolm de Chazal

Malcolm de Chazal (12 September 1902 – 1 October 1981) was a Mauritian writer, painter, and visionary, known especially for his Sens-Plastique, a work consisting of several thousand aphorisms and pensées.

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Marie-Thérèse Humbert

Marie-Thérèse Humbert (born July 17, 1940) is a Mauritian writer.

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Mauritian Creole

Mauritian Creole or Morisien (Mauritian Creole: kreol morisien, pronunciation: /kʁeol moʁisjɛ̃, -iʃɛ̃/) is a French-based creole language spoken in Mauritius.

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Mauritius

Mauritius (or; Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about off the southeast coast of the African continent.

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Mauritius Commercial Bank

Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) is a commercial bank in Mauritius.

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Mauritius Football Association

The Mauritius Football Association (MFA) is the governing body of football in Mauritius.

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Mauritius Police Force

The Mauritius Police Force (MPF) is the national law enforcement agency of Mauritius.

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Mauritius Ports Authority

The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) is a parastatal organisation in Mauritius, it is the sole regulator and manager of the port and its services.

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Mauritius Time

Mauritius Time, or MUT, is a time zone used by the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius.

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Medication

A medication (also referred to as medicine, pharmaceutical drug, or simply drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Municipal City Council of Port Louis

The Municipal City Council of Port Louis (Conseil Municipal de Port Louis) also known as Municipality is the local authority responsible for the administration of the city of Port Louis, Port Louis District, Mauritius.

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National Library of Mauritius

The National Library of the Republic of Mauritius, has been entrusted by law as the national institution responsible for collecting, bibliographically recording, preserving and making available the nation’s collective memory.

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New Delhi

New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.

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Pamplemousses District

Pamplemousses is a district of Mauritius, located in the north west of the island, and is one of the most densely populated parts of the island.

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Panamax

Panamax and New Panamax (or Neopanamax) are terms for the size limits for ships travelling through the Panama Canal.

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Plaines Wilhems District

Plaines Wilhems is a district of Mauritius.

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Plastic

Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.

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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.

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Rajasthan

Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).

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Réunion

Réunion (La Réunion,; previously Île Bourbon) is an island and region of France in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and southwest of Mauritius.

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Refrigerated container

A refrigerated container or reefer is an intermodal container (shipping container) used in intermodal freight transport that is refrigerated for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo.

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Rivière du Rempart District

Rivière du Rempart is a district of Mauritius, located in the North-East of the island, having an area of 147.6 km².

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Rivière Noire District

Rivière Noire or Black River is a district on the western side of the island of Mauritius.

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Royal College Port-Louis (Mauritius)

The Royal College of Port Louis is a boys' high school located at Cassis, Mauritius.

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Semi-arid climate

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

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Semiotics

Semiotics (also called semiotic studies) is the study of meaning-making, the study of sign process (semiosis) and meaningful communication.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Limited is a public transport operator incorporated on 6 March 2000, as a result of an industry overhaul to form multi-modal public-transport operators in Singapore.

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Sodium hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide, also known as lye, is an inorganic compound with the formula NaOH. It is a white solid ionic compound consisting of sodium cations and hydroxide anions. Sodium hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali that decomposes proteins at ordinary ambient temperatures and may cause severe chemical burns. It is highly soluble in water, and readily absorbs moisture and carbon dioxide from the air. It forms a series of hydrates NaOH·n. The monohydrate NaOH· crystallizes from water solutions between 12.3 and 61.8 °C. The commercially available "sodium hydroxide" is often this monohydrate, and published data may refer to it instead of the anhydrous compound. As one of the simplest hydroxides, it is frequently utilized alongside neutral water and acidic hydrochloric acid to demonstrate the pH scale to chemistry students. Sodium hydroxide is used in many industries: in the manufacture of pulp and paper, textiles, drinking water, soaps and detergents, and as a drain cleaner. Worldwide production in 2004 was approximately 60 million tonnes, while demand was 51 million tonnes.

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Statistics Mauritius

Statistics Mauritius formerly known as the Central Statistics Office (CSO) is the national statistical agency of Mauritius.

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Stock Exchange of Mauritius

The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) (Bourse de Maurice; मॉरीशस के स्टॉक एक्सचेंज) is an organization responsible for the operation of Mauritius's primary stock exchange located at Port Louis.

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Sugar

Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food.

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Tallow

Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is primarily made up of triglycerides.

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Textile

A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).

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Thoroughbred horse racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.

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Tie-in

A tie-in work is a work of fiction or other product based on a media property such as a film, video game, television series, board game, web site, role-playing game or literary property.

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Travellers' Lane

Travellers' Lane is a site located in the Jardin des Compagnies, an ancient French colonial garden, in Port Louis, Mauritius.

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Twenty-foot equivalent unit

The twenty-foot equivalent unit (often TEU or teu) is an inexact unit of cargo capacity often used to describe the capacity of container ships and container terminals.

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University of Technology, Mauritius

The University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM) is a public research university in Mauritius.

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Wharf

A wharf, quay (also), staith or staithe is a structure on the shore of a harbor or on the bank of a river or canal where ships may dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

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World Hindi Secretariat

The World Hindi Secretariat (WHS), (विश्व हिन्दी सचिवालय), is the name of an international organisation representing countries and regions where Hindi is the first ("mother") or customary language, where a significant proportion of the population consists of Hindi speakers or where there is a notable affiliation with North Indian culture.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Louis

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