Anse-à-Galets

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Anse-à-Galets
  • Ansagalèt
Commune
Skyline of Anse-à-Galets
Anse-à-Galets is located in Haiti
Anse-à-Galets
Anse-à-Galets
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°50′0″N 72°52′0″W / 18.83333°N 72.86667°W / 18.83333; -72.86667Coordinates: 18°50′0″N 72°52′0″W / 18.83333°N 72.86667°W / 18.83333; -72.86667
Country Haiti
Department Ouest
Arrondissement La Gonâve
Area
 • Total 372.01 km2 (143.63 sq mi)
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (March, 2015)[1]
 • Total 62,559
 • Density 168/km2 (440/sq mi)

Anse-à-Galets (Haitian Creole: Ansagalèt) is a commune and city in the La Gonâve Arrondissement, in the Ouest department on an island of Haiti, located to the west-northwest of Port-au-Prince in the Gulf of Gonâve. It is the largest commune on the island and has 62,559 inhabitants.

The current mayor of the city of Anse-a-Galets is Ernso Louissaint.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

The commune is served by Anse-à-Galets Airport and a public wharf. The public wharf has daily ferry traffic to the Haitian mainland at the Carries Ferry terminal.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mars 2015 Population Totale, Population de 18 ans et Plus Menages et Densites Estimes en 2015" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d’Informatique (IHSI). Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2017.