The District Council of Black River

+Geoffroy Road, Bambous

(230) 4013100

6(230) 4520303

The District Council of Black River was created on 1st October 1989. The territory of Black River District extends from village of Richelieu up to the village of Le Morne. It groups about 60,000 inhabitants scattered over an area of about 346 sq. km and along a distance of about 60 kms in the west of the country.

The district of Black River is well known for its popular deep sea fishing competitions, salt pans, the Gorges Natur Park. The district is also closely liked with the folklore of Mauritius through the ‘sega’.


The District Council of Black River is committed to forging partnerships with all stakeholders in creating a unique, modern local authority that delivers efficient, premium services, whilst preserving its distinct cultural and ancestral heritage.


The District Council of Black River will be the most efficient, pro-active and people oriented local authority in the Republic of Mauritius


Albion, Bambous, Cascavelle, Case Noyale, Chamarel, Flic en Flac, Grande Rivière Noire, Gros Cailloux, La Gaulette, Le Morne, Petite Rivière, Riche Lieu, Tamarin


Marie Véronique LEU-GOVIND

Vice- Chairperson


Chief Executive

Ms Foon Siong KIOW SAN