Curepipe is a sprawling town in the centre of . At an altitude of 561 m, it marks the top of the ridge on the road between Port Louis and Vieux Grand Port, and the name may indicate that travellers rested here for long enough to smoke then clean out their clay pipes.

Notable Places in the Area

is a dormant volcano with a well-defined cone and crater. Photo: S Molteno, CC BY-SA 3.0.

New is a football stadium in Curepipe, . The stadium holds 6,500 people.

in Route des Jardins, Curepipe, is the second largest botanical garden in . Photo: Coolth, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , located in the centre of the town of Curepipe, , is a state boys-only secondary school. Photo: Mrorangina, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

also known as French: Villes Jumelles, is a town in , located in the , the eastern part also lies in the . Photo: Mauritian1, CC BY 3.0.


-20.3151° or 20° 18' 54.2" south
57.5212° or 57° 31' 16.1" east
United Nations Location Code
382 metres (1253 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2642246014
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كوريبيب
  • Arabic: كوريبيبي
  • Cebuano: Curepipe
  • Chinese: 居尔皮普
  • Chinese: 居爾派普
  • Chinese: 居爾皮普
  • Dutch: Curepipe
  • Esperanto: Curepipe
  • French: Curepipe
  • German: Curepipe
  • Italian: Curepipe
  • Japanese: キュールピップ
  • Japanese: フロレアル
  • Korean: 쿠레피페
  • Lithuanian: Kiurpipas
  • Persian: کورپیپ
  • Polish: Curepipe
  • Portuguese: Curepipe
  • Russian: Курепипе
  • Russian: Кьюрпайп
  • Russian: Кюрпип
  • Serbian: Kjurpajp
  • Serbian: Курепипе
  • Serbian: Кјурпајп
  • Spanish: Curepipe
  • Swedish: Curepipe (ort i Mauritius)
  • Swedish: Curepipe
  • Tatar: Курепипе
  • Thai: กูร์ปีป
  • Ukrainian: Кьюрпайп
  • Urdu: کیورپیپہ

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