in Arrondissement de Dessalines of Département de l'Artibonite, Haiti
- National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 19.262 and -72.516 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 19° 15' 42" and W -72° 30' 58"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Gourde - HTG
- Spoken languages:
- Haitian, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 12:44 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:16 am and 5:51 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bundera Bundera
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Haiti.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Haiti. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Dessalines in Arrondissement de Dessalines (Département de l'Artibonite) with it's 12,288 inhabitants is located in Haiti about 51 mi (or 83 km) north of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital.
Local time in Dessalines is now 12:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Dessalines. The closest airport in Haiti is Cap Haitien International Airport in a distance of 39 mi (or 62 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Haiti is National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers in a distance of 54 mi (or 87 km), North-East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gonayiv, Hinche, Okap, Port-au-Prince and Port-de-Paix. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite
Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite is a town in the Artibonite Department of Haiti. It is located in the Artibonite Valley. One of the important battles of the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was fought here at Crete Pierrot wherein Jean-Jacques Dessalines ravaged the French army led by Rochambeau.
La Quinte River
The La Quinte River is a river of Haiti.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Dessalines.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Marchand, Dessalines, Desalin