Rivière Noire is a district of Mauritius
on the western side of the island. Its name Rivière Noire translates to Black River. This region receives less rainfall than the others. The district has an area of 259 square kilometres (100 sq mi). It is the third largest District of Mauritius in area, but the smallest in terms of population. The district is mostly rural, it also include the western part of the city of Port Louis
and western part of Quatre Bornes.
Places of Interest:
Famous areas include Tamarin
Falls and the Chamarel coloured earth. The name Black River derives from the fact that it is the driest district of the island. Flic en Flac
is one of the most beautiful and longest beach on the island.