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Quatre Bornes History, Mauritius


Quatre Bornes, Mauritius - History: History of Quatre Bornes reveals an unheard saga

Quatre Bornes was created as a result of the ordinance which was passed in the year of 1895 but was finally accepted in the next year. This is basically a small town located in Mauritius. Delving deeper into its location, the city is situated in the Planes Wilhems, on the upper side of the district.

Currently, it covers the area of around 20,000 square kilometers. With the enhancement in travel and transport, the town has also been linked with different neighboring towns and cities through roads. Earlier, this town which was generally known for its name of Quatre Bornes has now developed and is presently also known all over the world as the Cybercity. Apart from all this, the town continues to be the awesome destination for residents and at the same time, the active hot spot for those commercial and industrial practices.

It is believed that the rare and unheard name of Quatre Bornes was a result of the map which was created in the year1880 by Descubes. In this map, he had marked four boundaries or boundary stones which were of Trianon, Bassin, Palma and Beau Sejour. One of the historians believes that these bornes which had been marked somehow limited the other three districts which were basically Riviere Noire, Moka and Plaine Wilhems.

But at the same time, the history of the town also reveals that once in the year 1761, a land feud had cropped up between two landowners and the name of their case has impressed the name of the town. At the same time, there are other historians who opine that the name of Quatre Bornes has been taken from the name of some community in France. Though, till date, the real and reliable source of the town is not deciphered. During 1721, Wilhem Leickning, who is from the Prussian origin came and settled in the island and after his name only, the district of Wilhems was named.

Coming down to the other aspects, Quatre Bornes is also famous all over the world for being the town of flowers. With the enhancement of business and industrial activities in the town, there has been a phenomenal rejuvenation of the history in this town. This kind of reviving has also caused the mushrooming of cyber venues, bungalows, games, casinos, super markets, hotels, discos and other crowd pulling features in the city.

Thus, the history of Quatre Bornes might sound like an unheard sage but at the same time, it proves to be entirely an enticing process.


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