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Le Morne Brabant is a mountain located in the southwestern part of the island of Mauritius. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered a symbol of slavery and resistance. The mountain is associated with the history of slavery in Mauritius and has a special significance for the island's people, especially the Creole population.

According to local legends, the mountain was a place of refuge for escaped slaves during the 18th and 19th centuries. The slaves would hide in the caves and crevices of the mountain to escape capture by the French and British colonial authorities. This made the mountain an important symbol of freedom and resistance for the enslaved population.

Le Morne Brabant is also known for its stunning natural beauty and is a popular tourist destination. The mountain is surrounded by lush vegetation and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, including the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

In 2008, Le Morne Brabant was officially declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its cultural, historical, and natural significance. The designation recognizes the mountain as an important symbol of resistance and freedom, and acknowledges the important role it played in the history of slavery in Mauritius.