Abbreviation for Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis [french p ɔ r lwi, English p ɔ ː t l ʊ is], capital of Mauritius, on the northwest coast of the island, with suburbs (2010) 148 400 residents; Catholic bishopric, research institutes, natural history museum, theater; Sugar factory, brewery, glass, fertilizer and cigarette factory; Textile, electronics and furniture industries in an industrial free zone; Fishing. Port Louis is the country’s only overseas port.

The citadel (1838) is located on a hill above the city. Government House (18th century); Anglican and Catholic cathedral. The historic Aapravasi Ghat camp was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2006. It bears witness to the history of over half a million Indian contract workers who were working on the sugar plantations and imported to Mauritius between 1834 and 1920 by the British colonial state.

In 1736, the French governor Mahé de La Bourdonnais had the port expanded and a shipyard built. In the battles against Great Britain in the 18th century, Port Louis played a role as the base of the French navy.

Abbreviations for Port Louis, Mauritius

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  • Abbreviation: PL
  • Country: Mauritius

List of Port Louis Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations for Port Louis is PL which stands for Port Louis. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Port Louis, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.