Dublanc

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Dublanc
Village
Dublanc - Dominica
Dublanc - Dominica
Dublanc is located in Dominica
Dublanc
Dublanc
Coordinates: 15°30′52″N 61°28′08″W / 15.51444°N 61.46889°W / 15.51444; -61.46889Coordinates: 15°30′52″N 61°28′08″W / 15.51444°N 61.46889°W / 15.51444; -61.46889
Country Dominica
Parish Saint Peter
Elevation 27 ft (8 m)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 423

Dublanc is a village in Saint Peter parish on the west coast of Dominica between the town of Portsmouth and the village of Bioche. It sits on a low hillside at an elevation of 27. As of 2001 it had a population of 423.[1]

The Dublanc river, which rises on the flanks of Morne Diablotin (the tallest mountain in Dominica), cuts through the village just before entering the Caribbean Sea.

Industry[edit]

Dublanc is a rural village; many residents farm and fish for their livelihood.

Amenities[edit]

  • Catholic church
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Church
  • Pre-School
  • Primary School

Sports[edit]

The village continues to do well in sporting events in Dominica, mainly football and cricket.

Some Past Residents[edit]

Irvine Shillingford, a local cricketer, Allison Charles-Read were born here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Commonwealth of Dominica, Population and Housing Census — 2001. Roseau, Dominica: Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Kennedy Avenue, 2001.