Jérémie Arrondissement

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Jérémie (Creole: Jeremi) is an arrondissement in the Grand'Anse Department of Haiti.

It has 170,408 inhabitants.[1] Postal codes in the Jérémie Arrondissement start with the number 71.

Communes[edit]

The arondissement consists of the following municipalities:

History[edit]

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a food aide convoy transporting aide delivered to Jérémie Airport through Jérémie, encountered a hijacking attempt by 20 men, on Saturday 30 January 2010.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI), 7 August 2003.
  2. ^ Newser, "Food convoy attacked by armed group in Haiti; UN warns of volatile security situation", Paisley Doods, 2 February 2010 (accessed 3 February 2010)

Coordinates: 18°39′00″N 74°07′00″E / 18.65°N 74.1167°E / 18.65; 74.1167