Nouvelle France
in Grand Port District, Mauritius

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.371 and 57.561 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 22' 14" and E 57° 33' 40"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - MUR
Spoken languages:
English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:22 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Indian/Mauritius
UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 5:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mauritius in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Mauritius.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mauritius. Last Update: 2022-05-24 08:21:34

Touring Nouvelle France

Nouvelle France in Grand Port District with it's 7,238 residents is a town located in Mauritius about 15 mi (or 24 km) south of Port Louis, the country's capital place.

Time in Nouvelle France is now 11:22 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Indian / Mauritius with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 3 airports nearby Nouvelle France. The closest airport in Mauritius is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Mauritius is Aapravasi Ghat in a distance of 37 mi (or 59 km), North. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Rose Belle, Quartier Militaire, Souillac, Tamarin and Port Louis. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 72 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Thursday, 26th of May 2022

23°C (74 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 27th of May 2022

24°C (75 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 28th of May 2022

22°C (71 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

1,6 mi
00000 Mauritius

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Four Seasons Resort Mauritius

1,6 mi

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Curepipe Botanic Gardens

Curepipe Botanic Gardens in Curepipe, is the second largest botanical garden in Mauritius created in 1870, in which the initial goal was to receive several varieties of plants that could not get acclimatized in the less temperate regions of the island. Although smaller than the one of Pamplemousses it houses the rarest palm tree of the world, the unique specimen of Hyophorbe amaricaulis.

Located at -20.3291, 57.5244 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Curepipe, Botanical gardens in Mauritius, 1870 establishments

Midlands, Mauritius

Midlands is a small village (population approx 4,500 in 2006) in Mauritius situated approximately half way between Nouvelle France and Curepipe on the M2 motorway. Midlands is on the highlands of the island at approximately 386 metres. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20|20|S|57|33|E|region:MU_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }} Website:

Located at -20.3333, 57.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
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