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

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.539 and -72.335 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 32' 21" and W -72° 20' 5"
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: 01:26 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 5:16 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: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Haiti.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Haiti. Last Update: 2018-12-18 07:19:02

Delve into Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince in Arrondissement de Port-au-Prince (Département de l'Ouest) with it's 1,234,742 habitants is located in Haiti. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Port-au-Prince is now 01:26 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Port-au-Prince. The closest airport in Haiti is Toussaint Louverture International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North-East. 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 81 mi (or 130 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jacmel, Jimani, Hinche, Comendador and Miragoane. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
147, Avenue Jean Paul II, Turgeau
HT 6113 Cap Haïtien
Haiti

Time Information

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


NH Haiti el Rancho

Address
3,1 mi
Rue José Marti, 5 Port-au-Prince
6140 Port-au-Prince
Haiti

Time Information

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


BW PREMIERE PETION-VILLE

Address
3,5 mi
50 ANGLE RUE LOUVERTURE AND GE
HT6110 Petion-Ville
Haiti

Time Information

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


LE PLAZA HOTEL

Address
0,2 mi
10 RUE CAPOIS CHAMP DE MARS
0000 PORT AU PRINCE
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ideal Villa Hotel

Address
3,0 mi
Delmas 53 # 6
Port-au-prince
Haiti

Time Information

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


Servotel

Address
3,6 mi
Route DE L'AÉROPORT, ZONE CARGO
6110 Port-AU-PRINCE
Haiti

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pavillon des Receptions & Hotel

Address
4,7 mi
Terminus Frere 29
Petionville
Haiti

Time Information

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


HOTEL MONTANA

Address
2,6 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.

The Moment Haiti Earthquake Hits Port-Au-Prince

Published: January 14, 2010
Length: 49:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ryan Northover

January 12, 2010 at 4:53:10 PM Haiti, Port-Au Prince. 7 magnitude earthquake hits video....A security camera captures the moment a 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes the city of Port-Au-Prince,...


Reclaiming Port-au-Prince

Published: March 10, 2010
Length: 12:01 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Harvard University

Post-quake Haiti faces overpopulated and under-sourced "tent cities," and the health threats now incubating in Port-au-Prince.


Dlo Dlo Dlo, Eau potable à Port-au-Prince

Published: August 28, 2014
Length: 18:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: AFD - Agence Française de Développement

Depuis 1995, l'AFD finance un programme pour distribuer de l'eau aux plus démunis. Le projet est mis en œuvre par la CAMEP avec l'aide du GRET. © AFD, 2008 ▻ Pour en savoir plus sur les...


Driving through Port au Prince 2

Published: April 16, 2014
Length: 06:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cgkopczyk

The craziness of the Port au Prince streets continues ...


Tour of FFP's Village of the Elderly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Published: November 01, 2010
Length: 09:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FoodFor ThePoor

Food For The Poor Executive Director Angel Aloma introduces the Food For The Poor Village of the Elderly in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The village was created to house the city's overwhelming number...


Madeline, 12 jaar vertelt over de aardbeving in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Published: January 29, 2010
Length: 29:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Plan Nederland

Madeline is 12 jaar en overleefde de ramp in Haiti, haar vriendinnetjes niet. Madeline is wees en gered van kinderhandel door Marline Mondesir, directeur van 'safe house' CAD (Centre d'Action...


Strength Team Podcast - Port au Prince, Haiti Day 4

Published: February 21, 2012
Length: 54:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: The Strength Team

Our last night in Port au Prince, Haiti. The Team expresses its feeling about all that has taken place for Lord on this trip. Thank You PARTNERS AND FRIENDS that Prayed and Supported the Strength...


Medici Senza Frontiere: costruire una struttura di emergenza a Haiti

Published: April 11, 2012
Length: 14:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Medici Senza Frontiere

Nel febbraio 2012, MSF ha aperto il centro chirurgico d'emergenza "Nap Kenbé" a Tabarre, Port-au-Prince. Con una capacità di 107 posti letto, il centro cura vittime di traumi accidentali...


TWP's Haitian Clean Cookstove Project

Published: September 20, 2011
Length: 11:11 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: TreesWaterandPeople

Trees, Water & People (TWP) is driving development in Haiti through social enterprise. Over the past 16 months, TWP has been working to build a sustainable market for clean cookstoves in Port-au-Pr...


Cours de danse de SOLEY LEVE chez Handicap International Haïti 2012

Published: September 15, 2012
Length: 11:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: florianbretaudeau

Groupe de danse chez Handicap International dans le centre de rééducation fonctionnel de Port au Prince.


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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 5 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 1 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 1 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 1 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

Dubé

Located at 18.55, -72.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

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 7 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 1 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 4 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 4 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 0 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 1 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 13 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 0 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 3 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 2 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 1 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 5 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 1 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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bahá'í educational institutions, Schools in Haiti

Canaan, Haiti

Canaan, Haiti, is a suburb of Croix-des-Bouquets in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where a large number of victims are settling after the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake that hit the country in January. People displaced from the disaster are fleeing the chaos in the adjacent Port-au-Prince where the Government is struggling with the delivery of basic services to the victims.

Located at 18.6463, -72.2733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Port-au-Prince

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Clasico 3.0
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29 Dec
2018

AFROREGGAE 2018
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05 Jan
2019

Women In Technology Conference In Haiti
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19 Jan
2019

Salon De La Formation Technique Et Professionnelle - 2e édition
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2019

Salon De La Formation Technique Et Professionnelle - 2e édition
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18 May
2019

Haitian Cultural Fair
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