in Arrondissement de Saint-Raphaël of Nord, Haiti

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
19.336 and -72.117 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 19° 20' 9" and W -72° 6' 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: 11:21 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:31 am and 7:11 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 Pignon

Pignon in Arrondissement de Saint-Raphaël (Nord) with it's 6,731 citizens is a place in Haiti about 57 mi (or 92 km) north of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital city.

Current time in Pignon is now 11:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports near Pignon, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Haiti is Cap Haitien International Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 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 29 mi (or 46 km), North-East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hinche, Fort Liberte, Okap, 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: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1015.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

28°C (82 °F)
29°C (83 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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

Landing in Pignon

Published: February 23, 2008
Length: 43:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: olafminge

Landing at the Pignon, Haiti airport along with a group from Haiti Outreach and Rotary.

Pignon Secondary School

Published: February 23, 2008
Length: 47:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: olafminge

This is the secondary school in Pignon, Haiti. There is an addition being constructed by Haiti Outreach with assistance from the City of Lakes Rotary Club in Minneapolis.

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

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 03:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmichelli

Mission Aviation Fellowship flight to Pignon, Haiti May 22, 2012.

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

Published: June 22, 2012
Length: 00:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: cmichelli

Mission Aviation Fellowship flight from Pignon, Haiti May 22, 2012.

Why is Healthcare Important in Haiti?

Published: July 07, 2014
Length: 00:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Promise Haiti

Invest in healthcare in Haiti by becoming a Health Partner Today: https://www.promiseforhaiti.org/healthpartners/

Crossing a Haitian river.

Published: February 04, 2013
Length: 51:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: expeditionayiti

Visit http://www.expeditionayiti.org Crossing a river in the central plateau of Haiti between the communities of Lamar and Bon Berger.

2008-2009 St. Barth

Published: January 02, 2009
Length: 16:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jon Santos

St. Barth 2009 New Year.

Amb. de France à Haïti : On n'est pas encore sortis de l'urgence !

Published: January 22, 2010
Length: 07:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Le Point

Filling up oil bottles

Published: October 28, 2008
Length: 28:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Armando Lacerda

Prepping to distribute food these men are filling up bottles with vegetable oil.


Published: July 31, 2012
Length: 49:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5


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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.

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 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Banana Wars, Forts in Haiti, United States Marine Corps in the 20th century

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 9 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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti)

Rivière Bouyaha

The Rivière Bouyaha is a river of Haiti. Bouyaha River, in French riviere Bouyaha, is a river flowing through the cities of Dondon, Saint Raphael and Pignon. It is said that the river started in the mountain surrounding the municipalities of Dondon and Marmelade. Bouyaha river merges with the guayamouc river in the nearby city of Hinche.

Located at 19.1667, -72.0667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Haiti

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dignon, Pignon, Piyon