Grande Rivière du Nord
in Arrondissement de la Grande Rivière du Nord of Nord, Haiti

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.577 and -72.169 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 34' 38" and W -72° 10' 7"
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: 05:10 PM (Friday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 7:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bundera Bundera
References
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2019-08-23 07:26:01

Touring Grande Rivière du Nord

Grande Rivière du Nord in Arrondissement de la Grande Rivière du Nord (Nord) with it's 8,836 residents is a town located in Haiti about 73 mi (or 117 km) north of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital place.

Time in Grande Rivière du Nord is now 05:10 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports nearby Grande Rivière du Nord, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Haiti is Cap Haitien International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 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 27 mi (or 43 km), East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Okap, Fort Liberte, Hinche, Dajabon and Gonayiv. 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: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 81%
Air Pressure 1015.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

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

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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

Wèl Fèl Rara Grande-Rivière-du-Nord

Published: May 22, 2012
Length: 02:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Renald Jean-Rene

Wèl Fèl Rara #1 nan la ri Grande-Rivière-du-Nord.


La Rivière Dorée, devant la Voûte à Minguet Dondon, Haïti

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 35:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jeanveustache

Courte vidéo montrant la Rivière Dorée à proximité de la Voûte à Minguet, à Laguille, Dondon (Nord d'Haïti). Tournée par Jean Vilfort Eustache le 21 juin 2007.


Sèpantye k ap chante e chache manje nan Poledam, Dondon (30.7.12).wmv

Published: November 08, 2012
Length: 23:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jean Vilfort Eustache

Diverses observations de charpentiers (sèpantye, melanerpes striatus) tapant du bois, cherchant leur nourriture et chantant à tue-tête, faites le 30 juillet 2012, dans la cour de la résidence...


Dondon (Haïti) - traversée de 'Dlo Bouk' à moto

Published: April 25, 2012
Length: 00:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jveustache

Traversée à moto, le mardi 10 avril 2012, du principal cours d'eau longeant le Dondon, i.e. la Rivière Dorée ou 'Dlo Bouk' qui, sur son cours, un peu plus bas en laissant le Dondon est...


Haïti - Citadelle Laferrière & Sans-Souci Palace

Published: March 21, 2014
Length: 11:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: friendsofhdv

A trip to Haïti (before the 2010 earthquake) with a visit to the Citadelle Laferrière and the Sans-Souci Palace, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The road trip to the North, and also the...


Citadelle Laferrière -

Published: July 29, 2013
Length: 28:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darwin Doleyres

The Citadelle Laferrière is a large mountaintop fortress in northern Haiti, approximately 17 miles (27 km) south of the city of Cap-Haïtien and five miles (8 km) uphill from the town of Milot....


Citadelle Laferrière - View from the Top

Published: July 29, 2013
Length: 28:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Darwin Doleyres

View from the top of The Citadelle Laferrière. On a clear day, the city of Cap-Haïtien and the Atlantic Ocean can be seen to the north.


Road up to the Citadelle near Cap Haitien, Haiti - National History Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Published: April 29, 2013
Length: 49:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yuri Horowitz

Here's what it looks like as you approach the Citadelle. While this is by motorized 4x4, I highly suggest taking a horse ride as it is a much better experience!


A view of Labadee Haiti from our balcony on Freedom of the Seas June 2011

Published: November 19, 2011
Length: 55:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alan Robson

Labadee harbour view from our balcony on the 6th deck.


Haiti earthquake #3 2010

Published: January 28, 2010
Length: 00:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Iowa Buck Stalker

A short look into days activities during our medical mission trip to Haiti. In the video: DMOS orthopedics surgeons, from Des Moines, Iowa.


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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.

Battle of Vertières

The Battle of Vertières (in Haitian Creole Batay Vètyè), the last major battle of the Second War of Haitian Independence, the final part of the Haitian Revolution under François Capois. It was fought between Haitian rebels and French expeditionary forces on 18 November 1803 at Vertières. Vertières is situated in Nord, Haiti, its geographical coordinates are 19° 44' 0" North, 72° 13' 28". By the end of October 1803, Haitian rebels had already taken over all the territory from France.

Located at 19.7333, -72.2244 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1803, Battles involving Haiti, Battles involving France, Haitian Revolution, 1803 in France, 1803 in North America

Citadelle Laferrière

The Citadelle Laferrière or, Citadelle Henry Christophe, or simply the Citadelle (in English, spelled Citadel), is a large mountaintop fortress in northern Haiti, approximately 17 miles south of the city of Cap-Haïtien and five miles (8 km) uphill from the town of Milot. It is the largest fortress in the Americas and was designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage Site in 1982—along with the nearby Sans-Souci Palace.

Located at 19.5736, -72.2439 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Haiti, Military history of Haiti, World Heritage Sites in Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Infrastructure completed in 1820

Fort Riviere

Fort Riviere was a mountain fort on the summit of Montagne Noire, on the north coast of Haiti, located to the south of Grande-Rivière-du-Nord and 20 miles south of Cap-Haïtien. An old French bastion fort, it was the site of the 17 November 1915 overwhelming and quick defeat of the Haitian rebel force called the Cacos.

Located at 19.4833, -72.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Banana Wars, Forts in Haiti, United States Marine Corps in the 20th century

Sans-Souci Palace

The Sans-Souci Palace was the royal residence of King Henri I (better known as Henri Christophe) of Haiti, Queen Marie-Louise and their two daughters. It was the most important of nine palaces built by the king, as well as fifteen châteaux, numerous forts, and sprawling summer homes on his twenty plantations. Construction of the palace started in 1810 and was completed in 1813. It is located in the town of Milot, Nord Department. Its name translated from French means "carefree.

Located at 19.6047, -72.2186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Haiti, History of Haiti, World Heritage Sites in Haiti, Ruins in Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Houses completed in 1813

Bahon, Haiti

Bahon is a town in Grande-Rivière-du-Nord Arrondissement, Nord Department, Haiti. It is located on the Grand Rivière du Nord (river). It was formerly (1915) located on the railroad south from Cap-Haïtien.

Located at 19.4694, -72.1147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Communes of Haiti

Milot, Haiti

Milot is a town in the Nord Department of Haiti, 12 miles south of Cap-Haïtien. It is the site of Sans-Souci Palace, one of Haiti's most revered landmarks. The Citadelle Laferrière, Haiti's most well-known landmark, is five miles (8 km) by road to the south. The town also hosts a hospital, Hôpital Sacré Coeur, run by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Crudem Foundation, Inc.

Located at 19.6047, -72.2186 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Communes of Haiti

Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement

Saint-Raphaël is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti. It has 117,530 inhabitants. Postal codes in the Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement start with the number 14.

Located at 19.4225, -72.1997 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti)


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ville de Grande Rivière du Nord, Grand Riviere, Sainte Rose, Grande Riviere, Grande Rivière du Nord, Grann Rivyè di Nò