Kenscoff
in Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince of Département de l'Ouest, Haiti

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.448 and -72.284 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 26' 51" and W -72° 17' 2"
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: 05:03 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 7:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bundera Bundera
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-06-25 07:23:48

Explore Kenscoff

Kenscoff in Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince (Département de l'Ouest) with it's 42,175 inhabitants is located in Haiti a little south-east of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital.

Local time in Kenscoff is now 05:03 PM (Tuesday). 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 Kenscoff. The closest airport in Haiti is Toussaint Louverture International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers in a distance of 85 mi (or 137 km), North-East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Jimani, Pedernales and Comendador. 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: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1016.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 25th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2019

28°C (83 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

28°C (82 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

BW PREMIERE PETION-VILLE

Address
4,6 mi
50 ANGLE RUE LOUVERTURE AND GE
HT6110 Petion-Ville
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


NH Haiti el Rancho

Address
5,1 mi
Rue José Marti, 5 Port-au-Prince
6140 Port-au-Prince
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel

Address
6,4 mi
147, Avenue Jean Paul II, Turgeau
HT 6113 Cap Haïtien
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pavillon des Receptions & Hotel

Address
5,8 mi
Terminus Frere 29
Petionville
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL MONTANA

Address
5,5 mi
RUE FRANK CARDOZO
6140 PETION VILLE
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

A320 Air France landing Port-au-Prince visa lookout

Published: February 03, 2011
Length: 55:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chafurdius Schneider

Airbus A320 landing in Toussaint Loverture Int Airport, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, visa lookout Bouthilliers.


Market Walk in Petionville, Haiti. April, 2011.

Published: May 07, 2011
Length: 24:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: GloryWorks Org

"Where do you shop in Haiti?" my friends ask me. Take a walk one block down a market street in Petionville, Haiti, and you will get an idea.


Ban Ki-Moon visits Petionville idp camp in Haiti

Published: March 16, 2010
Length: 39:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jeffreynasty

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tours a camp that is home to tens of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) on a one-day visit to Haiti ahead of an international donors' conference.


Energy Health Club Haiti Badminton.AVI

Published: September 07, 2011
Length: 57:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: EnergyClubHaiti

A Virtual tour of the Badminton Court at Energy Health Club, indoor & outdoor gym in PetionVille , Haiti.


Haiti work project

Published: November 08, 2010
Length: 38:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Geoffrey Wright

Tuesday through Friday of our mission trip in Haiti we worked carrying buckets of gravel and water up 3 stories to mix cement. we also did a lot of cleaning, sanding, and painting. This was...


Haiti en mis ojos; Haiti in my eyes; Haïti dans mes yeux

Published: July 26, 2009
Length: 34:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jedomyaw

Descripcion fotografica de Haiti.


Ordination de 8 Prêtres 2012

Published: May 03, 2012
Length: 27:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Brunel Lapointe

Ordination de Révérend Père Marc-Henry Siméon et de 7 autres.


Vacances en Haïti

Published: December 03, 2011
Length: 20:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacques Sendra

Vacances en Haïti du 9 au 20 Octobre 2011. Réalisé par Jacques Sendra. Une bonne approche des montagnes de Furcy, des plages de Carrefour, de Léogane et de Saint Marc. Site: https://sites.goog.


Saxo Gentlemen's Club Haiti - on Flashhaiti.com

Published: June 03, 2012
Length: 58:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: flashhaiticom

Click the LINK BELOW to get more details on Saxo Gentemen's Club - http://www.flashhaiti.com/flash/businessdetail/id/61 Saxo's is a modest strip club located at 30, Rigaud, Petion-Ville.


Street in Petion-ville (Haiti)

Published: January 31, 2010
Length: 27:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: George McQueen

Average day, bustling with people, one week before the earthquake. Watch girl in yellow at 0:16 sec. Yikes!


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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.

Carrefour, Haiti

Carrefour is a largely residential and a commune in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. The commune had a population of 373,916 at the 2003 Census, and was officially estimated to have grown to 465,019 inhabitants in 2009. It is mostly a bedroom community for those who work in central Port-au-Prince. The neighborhood is very poor and ill-serviced, however, as of recently, small-scale construction has gone on in the area along with street renovations.

Located at 18.5344, -72.4094 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Port-au-Prince, Ouest Department, Populated places in Haiti, Communes of Haiti

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, Port-au-Prince

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de L'Assomption), often called Port-au-Prince Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Port-au-Prince), was a cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Built between 1884 and 1914, it was dedicated on December 13, 1928 (1928-12-13), and became the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince. The cathedral was destroyed in the 12 January 2010 earthquake.

Located at 18.5491, -72.3386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Roman Catholic Church in Haiti, Roman Catholic cathedrals in the Caribbean, 2010 disestablishments, Destroyed churches, Churches in Haiti

Stade Sylvio Cator

Stade Sylvio Cator is a multi-purpose stadium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is currently used mostly for association football matches, and is turfed with artificial turf. The stadium bears the name of Haitian Olympic medalist Sylvio Cator. With a capacity of 10,500, the structure is undergoing renovation and expansion as of August 2011. It was partly destroyed by the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, and a tent-city sprouted within its confines.

Located at 18.5361, -72.3424 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Haiti, Athletics (track and field) venues in Haiti, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums

Hotel Oloffson

The Hotel Oloffson is an inn in central Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The main structure of the hotel is a 19th century Gothic gingerbread mansion set in a lush tropical garden. The mansion was built as a residence for the powerful Sam family, including two former presidents of Haiti. The hotel was the real-life inspiration for the fictional Hotel Trianon in Graham Greene's famous 1966 novel The Comedians.

Located at 18.5294, -72.3375 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Companies of Haiti, Hotels in Haiti, History of Haiti, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Hotels established in 1935

La Visite National Park

La Visite National Park (French: Parc National La Visite) is one of the two national parks of the Republic of Haiti. The park covers approximately 30 km, consisting mainly of pine forest, grasslands, and some montane broadleaf forest at an altitude above 1,700 m . The Haitian government established the La Visite National Park in 1983. The capital,Port-au-Prince, is only 22 kilometers north from the park. The western boundary of La Visite is the ridge of the Massif de la Selle.

Located at 18.33, -72.33 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Haiti, Biota of Hispaniola

Dubé

Located at 18.55, -72.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Morne Bois-Pin

Morne Bois-Pin is the fourth highest mountain in Haiti. It is 2,235 meters (7,333 feet) above sea level. The three taller Haitian mountains are Pic la Selle, Pic Macaya, and Morne du Cibao.

Located at 18.35, -72.2333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Haiti

Morne du Cibao

Morne du Cibao is the third highest mountain in Haiti, after Pic la Selle and Pic Macaya. It is the highest point in the Montagnes du Cibao, and rises to an elevation of 2,280 meters (7,480 feet) above sea level.

Located at 18.357, -72.259 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Haiti

Kenscoff

Kenscoff is a town in the Ouest Department of Haiti, located in mountainous country some 10 kilometres to the southeast of the capital Port-au-Prince. The altitude is approximately 1500 meters. Because of its altitude, the temperature is on average cooler than the capital and during winter months it can become quite cold; cold enough to warrant a sweater or a jacket. It has a population of around 4000.

Located at 18.45, -72.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Ouest Department, Communes of Haiti

Bank of the Republic of Haiti

The Bank of the Republic of Haiti (French: Banque de la République d'Haïti, is the central bank of Haiti. The Bank is active in promoting financial inclusion policy and is a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion.

Located at 18.5483, -72.3458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Banks of Haiti, Central banks, Economy of Haiti, 1979 establishments in Haiti, Banks established in 1979

Pétionville

Pétion-Ville is a commune and a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in the hills east and separate of the city itself on the northern hills of the Massif de la Selle. It was named after Alexandre Sabès Pétion (1770–1818), the Haitian general and president later recognized as one of the country's four founding fathers. The district is primarily a residential and tourist area. It held a population of 283,052 at the 2003 Census, which was officially estimated to have reached 342,694 in 2009.

Located at 18.5167, -72.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Port-au-Prince, Ouest Department, Populated places in Haiti, Communes of Haiti

2008 Pétionville school collapse

The Pétionville school collapse occurred on November 7, 2008, in Pétionville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when the church-operated Collège La Promesse Évangélique ("The Evangelical Promise School") collapsed at around 10:00 a.m. local time . About 700 students from kindergarten through high school attended the school; however, it is unclear how many were in the three-story building when it collapsed. At least 93 people, mostly children, were confirmed killed, and over 150 injured.

Located at 18.516, -72.283 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 disasters, 2008 in Haiti, Disasters in Haiti, Disasters in schools, Collapsed buildings

Grace Divine School collapse

The Grace Divine School collapse occurred on November 12, 2008, at the Grace Divine Primary and Secondary School in the Canapé Vert section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The collapse, along with the Pétionville school collapse, was the second such incident in Haiti in less than a week.

Located at 18.5333, -72.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2008 disasters, 2008 in Haiti, Disasters in Haiti, Disasters in schools, Collapsed buildings

Collège Canado-Haïtien

Collège Canado-Haïtien is a school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Located at 18.5322, -72.325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1969, Roman Catholic schools in Haiti

Ditto, Haiti

Ditto is a populated place in Ouest Department, Haiti.

Located at 18.45, -72.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Ouest Department

National Palace (Haiti)

The National Palace (Palais National) was located in Port-au-Prince—facing Place L'Ouverture near the Champs de Mars—and is the official residence of the Haitian president. It was almost completely destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake. The ruins of the building are currently being demolished.

Located at 18.5431, -72.3389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses completed in 1918, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Government of Haiti, Presidential palaces, Renaissance revival architecture, Palaces in Haiti

Hôtel Montana

The Hôtel Montana was a hotel in the Pétionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Built in 1946, the hotel was a popular four star tourist resort until the main building collapsed along with most buildings in the city during the 2010 Haiti earthquake. An estimated 200 of 300 guests were reported missing the day after the collapse.

Located at 18.5272, -72.2978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies of Haiti, Hotels in Haiti, Hotel buildings completed in 1946, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Hotels established in 1946

Christopher Hotel

The Christopher Hotel (also called Hotel Christopher) was a hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake on 12 January 2010. Prior to its destruction, it was a 3-star, 74-key, 5-story hotel built into the hillside, overlooking the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. The hotel housed the headquarters for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

Located at 18.5391, -72.3121 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Companies of Haiti, Hotels in Haiti, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Port-au-Prince

The Holy Trinity Cathedral, Port-au-Prince (French: Cathédrale Sainte Trinité) is the main cathedral within the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti. The present Holy Trinity Cathedral is located in downtown Port-au-Prince at the corner of Ave. Mgr. Guilloux & Rue Pavée. Holy Trinity Cathedral has been destroyed six times, including in the devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010.

Located at 18.5467, -72.3386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Anglican cathedrals in the Caribbean, Buildings and structures in Port-au-Prince, Religious organizations established in 1863, Churches in Haiti

Argentine Air Force Mobile Field Hospital

The Argentine Air Force Mobile Field Hospital (Spanish: Hospital Reubicable de la Fuerza Aérea) is a field hospital operated by the Argentine Air Force. It is one of three health centers of its kind worldwide.

Located at 18.5784, -72.2759 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Military hospitals, Hospitals in Argentina, Argentine Air Force, 2010 Haiti earthquake relief, Military units and formations of Argentina in the Falklands War

Port international de Port-au-Prince

The Port international de Port-au-Prince is the seaport in the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. It suffered catastrophic damage in the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Some of docks and warehouses are operated by the government's Autorite Portuaire Nationale (APN), and some are run by private companies.

Located at 18.55, -72.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Ports and harbours of Haiti, Port-au-Prince, 2010 Haiti earthquake relief

1751 Port-au-Prince earthquake

The 1751 Port-au-Prince earthquake occurred at 12:50 UTC on 21 November in French Haiti, followed by a sea wave. Another earthquake was reported at the same location on 15 September of the same year and it is uncertain whether the two reports refer to the same event.

Located at 18.5, -72.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Earthquakes in Haiti, 1751 earthquakes, 1751 in the Caribbean

Anís Zunúzí Bahá'í School

The Anís Zunúzí Bahá'í School is a Bahá'í School near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which began in 1980. It reached the point of offering classes K through 10th grade. The building survived the 2010 Haiti earthquake and was the cite of a clinic during the relief effort. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|37|03|N|72|14|56|W| |primary |name= }}

Located at 18.6175, -72.2489 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bahá'í educational institutions, Schools in Haiti

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06 Jul
2019

Formation En “Lancement D’entreprise”
Starting at: 05:30 am (05:30).
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25 Jul
2019

SUMMER VIBES IN HAITI W DJ STAKZ
Starting at: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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27 Jul
2019

Diaspora
Starting at: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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03 Oct
2019

2019 Caribbean Missions Conference: "Repairing Broken Walls" (Oct 3-6, 2019)
Starting at: 04:00 am (04:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kenskoff, Kenscoff, Kenskòf