Pamplemousses is a district of Mauritius, positioned inside the north west of the island, and is one of the maximum densely populated components of the island. The name of the district comes from the French word for grapefruits. The district has an area of 178.7 km² and the populace estimate turned into at 139,966 as of 31 December 2015. The district hosts the SSR botanical lawn, or Jardin Botanique Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, renamed in 1988 in honor of the first prime minister of Mauritius. The garden was first built by using Pierre Poivre in 1770. The location is 25 hectares.
The lawn capabilities spices, ebonies, sugar canes and many extra. It additionally capabilities lotuses in addition to 85 types of fingers from Central America, Asia, Africa and the islands across the Indian Ocean. The district is the house of the Pamplemousses SC local football team. Town siting has numerous through history in step with herbal, technological, economic, and navy contexts. Access to water has long been a main factor in town placement and growth, and despite exceptions enabled by using the arrival of rail transport within the 19th century, through the present most of the arena's urban populace lives close to the coast or on a river.