District Administrator

English River is locally known as Riviere Anglaise or even RA for short. English River was discovered and best owned it name in 1609 whereby an expedition of the British East India Company led by Alexander Sharpeigh.
English River is situated in the central region of Mahe. It is bordered by Anse Etoile, Mont Buxton, Ile Perseverance 1 & 2 and St Louis District.

There are six sub districts and they are English River Central, Union Vale, Greenwich, La Rosiere, Ma Joie and Quincy Village.
The total area English River Covered is 1.7km2.


Population: 4422
Number of households: 1170

Services offered in the District Administration Offices:

  • Welfare assistance application by Agency for Social Protection 
  • Social Services by Ministry of Family Affairs 
  • Employment officer by the Ministry of Employment

Opening hours: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Other Public Services:
Secondary School
Health Centre

  • General Doctor Practitioner
  • Specialist Treatment
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dental Service
  • Provide 24 hrs. Service