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Discover Providence in Mauritius

Providence in the region of Grand Port is a town located in Mauritius - some 20 mi or ( 33 km ) South-East of Port Louis , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Providence

Local time in Providence is now 07:56 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Indian/Mauritius " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tamarin, Souillac, Saint Julien, Rose Belle, and Riviere du Rempart. When in this area, you might want to check out Tamarin . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Providence ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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**AIR MAURITIUS Landing / Atterrissage - Filmed From Apron**

0:22 min by zaxair
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Air Mauritius Airbus 340 from London Heathrow Flight MK057 landing on RWY 14 [towards Blue Bay beach]. Filmed from the apron whilst passengers are embarking on the Air Mauritius ATR-72 Flight MK130 to ..

A380 Take Off in Mauritius 13 Nov 09

1:08 min by jipe05
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MSN 004 departing from Mauritius heading to Dubai for Dubai Air Show.. Viewed from SSR Airport tarmac ..


Mauritius (ile Maurice) - Mahebourg

3:45 min by Gerard Peka
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Mauritius Holidays - Mahebourg Waterfront ..

Air Mauritius A330 [3B-NBL Nenuphar] delivery 29 Oct 09 [Part 2]

1:15 min by jipe05
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Nenuphar landing- touch down in Mauritius SSR Airport for the first time! Viewed from tarmac ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Grand Port

The Battle of Grand Port was a naval battle between squadrons of frigates from the French Navy and the British Royal Navy. The battle was fought during 20–27 August 1810 over possession of the harbour of Grand Port on Isle de France during the Napoleonic Wars. The British squadron of four frigates sought to blockade the port to prevent its use by the French through the capture of the fortified Île de la Passe at its entrance.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -20.39 57.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 1810 in France, 1810 in Mauritius, Conflicts in 1810, Isle de France (Mauritius), Military history of Mauritius, Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Wars involving Mauritius

Île de la Passe

Ile de la Passe is a rocky islet in the bay off Grand Port on the island of Mauritius. Between 20–25 August 1810, during the British campaign to capture the island from the French, it was the scene of the Battle of Grand Port.

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Located at -20.40 57.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Islands of Mauritius

Mahébourg

Mahébourg is a small city (population 15,753 as of 2000) on the southeastern coast of the island of Mauritius. It is the capital of the Grand Port District.

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Located at -20.40 57.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Grand Port District, Populated places in Mauritius

Rivière des Créoles

Rivière des Créoles is a river in southeastern Mauritius. It flows southeast for 13 kilometres, reaching the Indian Ocean close to the city of Mahébourg.

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Located at -20.40 57.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Rivers of Mauritius

Grand River, Mauritius

Grand River South East (GRSE) is a historic village in the southeast of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. It was named Groote River (Great River) by the Dutch. In the 17th century, GRSE was used for stocking and shipping ebony wood under the Dutch Occupation. The inhabitants of Grand River South East live mostly from fishing. The village has about 1500 households. It also has an active small planters community.

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Located at -20.28 57.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Mauritius