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Centre de Flacq is the metropolitan area of Flacq District, located in the center of the district, the village is one of the most developed and popular villages in Mauritius. Home of several commercials and public institutions, the village topped the list of the most developed village in Flacq District. The village is administered by the Centre de Flacq Village Council under the aegis of the Flacq District Council. According to the census made by Statistics Mauritius in 2011, the population was at 15,791.The main source of transportation are taxi and bus service and English was registered as its official language and is highly exercised for notifications and advertisements.
Both a district (the largest by size on the island) and an eponymous village, Flacq (from the Dutch “Vlak” meaning “Flat”) had no other choice but to be home to the biggest open-air market on the island. Although quite busy on weekdays, it’s a better option to pay a visit over the weekend. On this Eastern part of the island, the usage of Mauritian Creole and French wears thin as Bhojpuri (ancestral dialect from India) takes over. A feast for the eyes, the tropical fruits and sweets stalls will certainly beg for pictures…and a few bites afterward. Relatively easier to find deals here, you will definitely want to bag a few t-shirts, hats, and some local tea.
In the east of the Mauritius the main shopping village is Flacq. Flacq has many shopping stalls, street shops and boutiques. It is also famous for its several Indian wear shops. It is now home to a big Shopping Center, “VIP Center” which has several shops and a spacious food court.
The Hindu temple of Sagar Shiv Mandir is located on l’Île aux Goyaviers, at Poste de Flacq in the eastern part of Mauritius. Very recent, it was built in 2007 by the Ghunowa family who invested millions of rupees in its development.
One of the Top 3 Hindu temples to see on the island, surrounding by the lagoon and the mangroves that give to the place a mystical aspect. A 33-metres high statue of Shiva guards the site.