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Dessalines is an arrondissement in the Artibonite Department of Haiti, a native French-speaking country. The arrondissement is named after its main city, Dessalines. The city, in turn, is named after the Haitian Revolution leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines. The arrondissement contains four communes: the city of Dessalines, Desdunes, Grande Saline, and Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite.
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