Anse-à-Veau

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Anse-à-Veau
  • Ansavo
Commune
Anse-à-Veau is located in Haiti
Anse-à-Veau
Anse-à-Veau
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°31′0″N 73°21′0″W / 18.51667°N 73.35000°W / 18.51667; -73.35000Coordinates: 18°31′0″N 73°21′0″W / 18.51667°N 73.35000°W / 18.51667; -73.35000
Country Haiti
Department Nippes
Arrondissement Anse-à-Veau
Area
 • Total 103.23 km2 (39.86 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (March, 2015)[1]
 • Total 34,613
 • Density 335/km2 (870/sq mi)

Anse-à-Veau (Haitian Creole: Ansavo) is a commune in the Anse-à-Veau Arrondissement, in the Nippes department of Haiti. The postal code is HT 7510.

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Anse-a-Veau was swollen by refugees from the afflicted areas. Aid to the community after the quake have been airdropped. As of 12 March 2010, 6 weeks after the quake, RFA Largs Bay arrived off the coast and made a large aid drop.[2]

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. 
  2. ^ Relief Web, "RFA Largs Bay delivers aid to isolated Haitian village", Government of the United Kingdom, 12 March 2010 (accessed 12 March 2010)