Jean-Rabel

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Jean-Rabel
Jan Rabèl
Jean-Rabel is located in Haiti
Jean-Rabel
Jean-Rabel
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°51′0″N 73°12′0″W / 19.85000°N 73.20000°W / 19.85000; -73.20000Coordinates: 19°51′0″N 73°12′0″W / 19.85000°N 73.20000°W / 19.85000; -73.20000
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Nord-Ouest
Arrondissement Môle-Saint-Nicolas
Elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Population (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total 125,745

Jean-Rabel (Haitian Creole: Jan Rabèl) is a commune located west of the city of Port de Paix and east of the city of Mole st Niclas Môle-Saint-Nicolas Arrondissement, in the Nord-Ouest Department of Haiti. It has 125,745 inhabitants. The city of Jean-Rabel is the most important in the western area of the Department. It has an area of 471.77 km² (184.51 square mile). It is located at Latitude 19°52′ N and Longitude 73°11′ W. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the North side, the District of Môle Saint Nicolas on the West side, the District of Port-de-Paix on the East side, and the City of Anse-Rouge in the Department of Artibonite on the South side.

La ville de Jean-Rabel share its name with the Town (French: Ville) of Jean-Rabel which is a major metropolitan business area. The city of Jean-Rabel is 23 mi/37 km WSW of Port-de-Paix and 155.35 mi/250 km North of Port-au-Prince. The City also share its name with the river: La riviere de Jean-Rabel.

SUB-DIVISION

Jean-Rabel's territory is divided into seven (7) sections and the town (French: Ville, le Bourg) of Jean-Rabel:

1. LACOMA

2. GUINAUDEE

3. VIELLE HATTE

4. LA MONTAGNE

5. DESSOURCES

6. GRANDE SOURCE

7. DIONDION

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Jean-Rabel's territory contains two mountain ranges: the Saint Nicolas mountain range, located in the central part has the two highest altitude point (The Pic Morvan, 800 meters high; Mount Château, 840 meters high), and the Jean-Rabel mountain range with the highest point is 850 meters.

Did You Know?

The Republic of Haïti has three places with the name of Jean Rabel: 1.- Jean-Rabel in the North-West Department. (Lat 19°52′ N Long 73°11′W) 2.- Jean Rabel in the North-East Department. (Lat 19°26′ N Long 71°47′W) 3.- Jean Rabel in the South-East Department. (Lat 18° N Long 72° W)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)

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