in Arrondissement de Dessalines of Département de l'Artibonite, Haiti

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Location Summary
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: 07:43 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 7:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bundera Bundera
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Current travel safety evaluation for Haiti in Caribbean

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: 2019-06-26 07:24:07

Explore Dessalines

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 07:43 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -4 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 69%
Air Pressure 1016.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 26th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: February 26, 2012
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Vidéo de demande d'aide pour le maintient de l'École Chretienne Mapou Lagon.

Re-Discover Haiti

Published: September 06, 2009
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Rating: 4 of 5

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Published: May 21, 2010
Length: 08:37 min
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Published: March 18, 2011
Length: 20:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jeffery Cannon

Virginia Conference UMC Haiti March 2011 UMVIM Trip led by Rev. Sam Nesmith.

Haiti Missions Trip 2011

Published: September 08, 2011
Length: 26:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: travisistheman0101

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Published: May 12, 2012
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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.

Located at 19.1333, -72.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Artibonite Department, Communes of Haiti

La Quinte River

The La Quinte River is a river of Haiti.

Located at 19.4, -72.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Marchand, Dessalines, Desalin