The district of Rivière du Rempart spreads over more than 150 square kilometres in the north-east region of the island. It has large agricultural and fertile land, boasts some of the most attractive tourist facilities and commercial areas and is an area of fast-developing growth.
Like the other rural Local Authorities, The District Council of Riviere du Rempart too is a corporate body.
Presently, this Council consists of 22 members. The Chairman and his deputy are elected every two years from among the members. Both can ran for a second term.
The Council personnel is made up of around 710 employees. Though the Council is the employer, hiring and firing is done by the Local Government Service Commission.
Amaury, Belle Vue Maurel, Poudre D’Or Village, Amitié, Cap Malheureux, Esperance Trébuchet, Cottage, Goodlands, Grand Gaube, Mapou, Grand Baie, Plaine des Roches, Piton, Petit Raffray, Poudre D’Or Hamlet, The Vale, Roche Noires, Rivière du Rempart, Roche Terre