Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement

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Cap-Haïtien (Haitian Creole: Kap Ayisyen) is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti. It has 240,708 inhabitants.[1] Postal codes in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement start with the number 11.

The arondissement consists of the following municipalities:

Cap-Haïtien (in French) "Alternative names: Cap Haitien, Cap-Francais, Cape Haitien, Cape Haytien, Guarico, Guárico, Kap Ayisyen, Kap-Ait'ene, Le Cap, Ville du Cap-Haitien, Кап-Аитьенеis 海地角", is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti and also the second important city of the country. Known as the historical and touristic capital of the country. Cap-Haitian was built in 1670 by the French settler Bertrand D'orgeon. It has nearly 250.000 inhabitants. The city is governed by three mayors elected by popular vote every 5 years and also represented National Assembly of Haiti with one member elected every 4 years. Cap-Haitian is divided in 3 arrondissement and 3 municipalities section.

Arrondissement of Cap-Haitien:

  1. Commune de Cap-Haïtien
  2. Commune de Limonade
  3. Commune de Quartier Morin

The 3 municipalities are:

  1. The municipality of Cap-Haitian.
  2. The municipality of Vertieres
  3. The municipality of Madeline


  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI), 7 August 2003.

External Links[edit]

  1. Geohive Data for Haiti
  2. Mongabay Information for Cap-Haïtien

Coordinates: 19°45′N 72°12′W / 19.75°N 72.2°W / 19.75; -72.2