in Arrondissement de Port-de-Paix of Nord-Ouest, Haiti
- National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (Unesco heritage, 74 mi)
- San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 19.939 and -72.833 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 19° 56' 20" and W -72° 49' 57"
- 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: 12:43 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:18 am and 5:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bundera Bundera
- This place on Wikipedia
- 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
Port-de-Paix in Arrondissement de Port-de-Paix (Nord-Ouest) with it's 250,000 inhabitants is located in Haiti about 102 mi (or 164 km) north of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital.
Local time in Port-de-Paix is now 12:43 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 Port-de-Paix. The closest airport in Haiti is Port-de-Paix Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), West. 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 74 mi (or 120 km), East.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gonayiv, Okap, Fort Liberte, Hinche and Dajabon. 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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Haiti 2012 Highlights
TCTC 2012 Mission Trip to Haiti for the Restore Retreat with Northwest Haiti Christian Mission.
Port de Paix... (La ONU en Haiti)
Mision de las Naciones Unidas para la Estabilizacion de Haiti (MINUSTHA). Febrero - Agosto 2007. Video 6 de 6.
Victimes d'Apparence film tourne a Port de Paix Fabuleux!!!! ecrit par VICTOR JACQUES-GARJAMES.wmv
un meilleur film haitien.
Mercy Land Orphanage Feeding Program ft Tim Huhges
We were blessed through a partnership with Feed My Starving Children who provided 20 boxes of food through coordination with our fellow laborers Starfish Ministries, to help us reach more people...
First the practice run then the real deal. 4000 feet long, 500 feet high over a lagoon in Haiti.
Labadee/Haiti Dragons Breath Zip Line, Royal Carribean
Labadee's Dragon's Breath Flight / Zip Line is the longest flight line in the world over water.
Ouanaminthe Parade 2008
241 Haitians, Americans, and a Canadian. Drums, shakers, and sticks made at day camp at Institution Univers.
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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.
Nord-Ouest (English: North-West, Haitian Creole: Nòdwès) is one of the ten departments of Haiti as well as the northernmost one. It has an area of 2,176 km² and a population of 445,080 (2003 Census). Its capital is Port-de-Paix. With the exception of Tortuga Island and the coastal area near Port-de-Paix, the northwest is mostly arid and barren. Port-de-Paix, which was once a large exporter of coffee and bananas, now imports goods and produce from Miami.
Port-de-Paix (Pòdepè or Pòdpè in Kréyòl) is a city and the capital of the département of Nord-Ouest in Haïti on the Atlantic coast. It has a population of 250,000 (2009 census). Formerly a large exporter of bananas and coffee, Port-de-Paix is now a centre for smuggled goods from Miami, Florida, USA. The area around the town was given the name "Valparaíso" by Christopher Columbus after landing here on December 6, 1492, and still contains many attractive beaches and locations.
Fort de Rocher
Fort de Rocher (sometimes called Fort de la Roche or Dovecote) was a seventeenth-century fortress on the Caribbean island of Tortuga, "Ile de la Tortue" Northwest of Haiti. It was built and utilized by buccaneers as the primary defense of the island to prevent encroachment of Spanish forces. The fortress lies in ruin today, with only the foundations remaining.
Port-de-Paix Airport is in passenger numbers, the third airport in Haiti and is located in the city with the same name, Port-de-Paix, on the north coast of Haiti. The airport does not have radar, nor is it a radio controlled aerodrome. The air traffic control center functions without these. The runway has recently been characterized as a gravel strip.
Les Trois Rivières
The Les Trois Rivières is a river of Haiti.
Capture of Fort Rocher
The Capture of Fort Rocher took place on 9 February 1654, during the Anglo-Spanish War (1654–1660). Equipped with one siege battery, a Spanish expedition of 700 troops attacked the buccaneer stronghold of Tortuga, capturing the fort and 500 prisoners including 330 buccaneers and goods valued at approximately 160,000 pieces-of-eight. The Spanish burned the colony to the ground and slaughtered its inhabitants, leaving behind a fort manned by 150 soldiers.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Port-de-Paix.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Port Paix, Port-de-Paix, Pòdepè, Pòdpè, PAX, ポールドペ, 포르드페이, 포르드페, Porto-da-Paz, Пор-де-Пе, پورت دے پئے, 和平港