in Okap of Nord, Haiti
- Cap Haitien International Airport (2 mi)
- Port-de-Paix Airport (44 mi)
- Toussaint Louverture International Airport (82 mi)
- Santiago Municipal Airport (99 mi)
- Gregorio Luperon International Airport (106 mi)
- Jacmel Airport (107 mi)
- Cibao International Airport (107 mi)
- Constanza Dom Re Airport (113 mi)
- Las Américas International Airport (189 mi)
- National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (Unesco heritage, 32 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 19.759 and -72.198 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 19° 45' 33" and W -72° 11' 53"
- 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: 12:46 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: America/Port-au-Prince
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:15 am and 5:49 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -22.400 and 113.800 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bundera Bundera
- This place on Wikipedia
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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
Okap in Okap (Nord) with it's 134,815 citizens is a place in Haiti about 85 mi (or 136 km) north of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital city.
Current time in Okap is now 12:46 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named America / Port-au-Prince with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 9 airports near Okap, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Haiti is Cap Haitien International Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South. 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 32 mi (or 51 km), South-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: Fort Liberte, Dajabon, San Fernando de Monte Cristi, Gonayiv and Hinche. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Eglise Baptiste de la rue 14 K Cap-Haitien a Semence Dominicale 12 Avril 2015
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Driving from Deschapelles (Hôpital Albert Schweitzer) to Cap Haitien Haiti 2014.
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Cap Haitien, Haiti slideshow
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A drive through Cap Haitien.3gp
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Fun Times in a 3rd World Country!
I had fun in a 3rd World Country today..doesnt get any better!. :]
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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.
Cap-Haïtien (Okap or Kapayisyen in Kréyòl) is a city of about 190,000 people on the north coast of Haiti and capital of the Department of Nord. Previously, named as Cap-Français, Cap-Henri, and le Cap, it was an important city during the colonial period, serving as the capital of the French Colony of Saint-Domingue from the city`s formal foundation in 1711 until 1770 when the capital was moved to Port-au-Prince.
Nord Department (Haiti)
Nord (English: North, Haitian Creole: Nò) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 2,106 km² and a population of 872,200 (2002). Its capital is Cap-Haïtien.
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.
Labadee (also Labadie) is a port located on the northern coast of Haiti. It is a private resort leased to Royal Caribbean International until 2050. Royal Caribbean International has contributed the largest proportion of tourist revenue to Haiti since 1986, employing 300 locals, allowing another 200 to sell their wares on the premises for a fee, and paying the Haitian government US$6 per tourist. The resort is completely tourist-oriented, and is guarded by a private security force.
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.
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.
Cap-Haïtien is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti. It has 240,708 inhabitants. Postal codes in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement start with the number 11.
Parc St. Victor
Parc St. Victor is a football stadium in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. It is the home stadium of AS Capoise and Zénith of the Ligue Haïtienne. The stadium holds 7,500 spectators.
1842 Cap-Haitien earthquake
The 1842 Cap-Haitien earthquake occurred at 17:00 local time on 7 May. It had an estimated magnitude of 8.1 on the surface wave magnitude scale and triggered a destructive tsunami. It badly affected the northern coast of Haiti and what is now the Dominican Republic. Port-de-Paix suffered the greatest damage from both earthquake and tsunami. Approximately 5,000 people were killed by the effects of the earthquake shaking and another 300 by the tsunami.
Justinien University Hospital
L'Hôpital Universitaire Justinien is the main hospital in the second largest city in Haiti, Cap-Haïtien. It is located close to the center of the city near the Place d'Armes Cathedral. The hospital is named after Justinien Etienne, a local magistrate who spearheaded and oversaw the construction of the hospital. Justinien Hospital began as a hospice in 1890 and was later transformed into a hospital in 1920 during the United States occupation in Haiti.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Okap.
- Fort Liberte
- San Fernando de Monte Cristi
- Laguna Salada
- San Juan de la Maguana
- Puerto Plata
- Santiago de los Caballeros
- Concepcion de La Vega
- Matthew Town
- Santa Cruz de Barahona
- Cockburn Town
- San Jose de Ocoa
- Les Cayes
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Le Cap, Cap-Français, Ville du Cap-Haitien, Cape Haytien, Guárico, Cape Haitien, Cap-Haïtien, Cap Haitien, Cap-Haitien, Καπ-Αϊτιέν, Haitia Kabo, Cabo Haitiano, کاپ-هائیتین, Kap Ayisyen, Okap, CAP, カパイシャン, 카프아이시앵, Кап-Аитьене, Кап-Аитьен, Кап-Аїтьєн, 海地角