Anse à Galets
in Lagonav of Département de l'Ouest, Haiti

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.834 and -72.866 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 50' 4" and W -72° 51' 59"
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: 11:23 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 7:13 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: 3,9 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: 2019-08-22 07:24:04

Discover Anse à Galets

Anse à Galets in Lagonav (Département de l'Ouest) with it's 7,178 citizens is a city in Haiti about 40 mi (or 65 km) north-west of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital city.

Local time in Anse à Galets is now 11:23 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Anse à Galets. The closest airport in Haiti is Toussaint Louverture International Airport in a distance of 41 mi (or 67 km), South-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 89 mi (or 143 km), North-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Miragoane, Port-au-Prince, Gonayiv, Jacmel and Hinche. 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 / 83 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1015.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 7% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

29°C (83 °F)
30°C (85 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Orphanage in Anse-a-Galets

Published: March 07, 2011
Length: 27:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Matthew Tietje

Visit to the orphanage in Anse-a-Galets. Institution Foyer Des Enfants De Jesus. IFEJ.

Goofing off with the Orphanage Children

Published: March 08, 2011
Length: 15:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Matthew Tietje

Taken at the Wesleyan Compound one afternoon when we had the children come over to play. I would record them making silly faces, then we would watch it back on the camera and laugh!

MAF Cessna Caravan Arrival at LaGonave, Haiti May 22, 2012 with Michael Broyles

Published: June 21, 2012
Length: 38:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmichelli

MAF Cessna Caravan Departure from LaGonave, Haiti May 22, 2012 with Michael Broyles

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 33:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmichelli

Notice lady riding the donkey down the runway at beginning of video.

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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.


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Located at 18.9506, -72.7044 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Ouest Department, Populated coastal places in Haiti

Rivière Montrouis

The Rivière Montrouis is a river of Haiti.

Located at 18.95, -72.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Anse Galets, Anse à Galet, Anse à Galets, Ansagalè