Description: Quartier Militaire is a village in the centre of Mauritius, found in the Moka District. It houses the region's District Council. Its population exceeds 32,650 (2011 census). Its quarters and suburbs include Bonne Veine, Esperance, Valetta, Providence, Route 16, Royal Plaza, Hilton Street and Vuillemin.EnvironmentQuartier Militaire is known for its cold temperature in Mauritius. The coolest temperature ever recorded in Quartier-Militaire was 5 degrees Celsius and also the cloudiest. To the east lies Camp De Masques, where the climate is hotter and also Medine, which has a much milder climate. Going to the south lies Phoenix which is the closest town to Quartier Militaire. To the west lies the developing area of Saint Pierre.Areas neighbouring the town are Curepipe, Hermitage, Belle Rive, Alma, Saint Pierre, Verdun, Highlands, Mont Ida and Melrose.FacilitiesEducational institutes like the SSS Quartier Militaire Girls' College and SSS Quartier Militaire Boys College are found there. The Sir Edward Walter Government School and St Leon RCA are primary school which educates young children. In Providence quarter there is the Lady Lydie Ringadoo Government School. Belle-Rive contains an educational institute for dental surgeons. Young adults, mainly from India and Mauritius, are promoted to various sections of dental surgeries. Quartier-militaire is one of many villages in Mauritius to have a private multi-lingual school teaching languages like English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Italian, German and Turkish.Quartier Militaire market is a meeting place for buyers and sellers, mainly busy on early Sunday mornings. It has a bus station where passengers can arrange transport to other towns and cities.