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For homonymy, see Grande-Rivière.
Grann Rivyè dinò
Grande-Rivière-du-Nord is located in Haiti
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°35′0″N 72°11′0″W / 19.58333°N 72.18333°W / 19.58333; -72.18333Coordinates: 19°35′0″N 72°11′0″W / 19.58333°N 72.18333°W / 19.58333; -72.18333
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Nord
Arrondissement Grande-Rivière-du-Nord
Elevation 91 m (299 ft)

Grande-Rivière-du-Nord (Haitian Creole: Grann Rivyè dinò) is a commune in the Grande-Rivière-du-Nord Arrondissement, in the Nord Department of Haiti. Jean-Jacques Dessalines was born there in 1758 on the Cormiers plantation.[2]


  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Dayan, Joan (1995) "Haiti, History, and the Gods" pp. 66–97 In Prakash, Gyan (editor) (1995) After Colonialism: Imperial histories and postcolonial displacements Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, page 74, ISBN 0-691-03742-6