Fond-des-Blancs

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Fond-des-Blancs
Communal section
Fond-des-Blancs is located in Haiti
Fond-des-Blancs
Fond-des-Blancs
Coordinates: 18°17′N 73°08′W / 18.283°N 73.133°W / 18.283; -73.133Coordinates: 18°17′N 73°08′W / 18.283°N 73.133°W / 18.283; -73.133
Country  Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Aquin
Area
 • Total 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 507
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
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Fond-des-Blancs is a communal section located in the Sud Department of Haiti in the Aquin Arrondissement. It is the home of many people of Polish descent who have fought for the Haitian resistance during the Napoleonic Wars, after switching sides from fighting within the French regiments. They were offered Haitian citizenship after the rebellion was over.

Transportation[edit]

Fond-des-Blancs is served by a local built airstrip.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IHSI" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.ihsi.ht/