Gros-Morne, Artibonite

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Gros-Morne
Gwo Mòn
Commune
Gros-Morne is located in Haiti
Gros-Morne
Gros-Morne
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°40′0″N 72°41′0″W / 19.66667°N 72.68333°W / 19.66667; -72.68333Coordinates: 19°40′0″N 72°41′0″W / 19.66667°N 72.68333°W / 19.66667; -72.68333
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Artibonite
Arrondissement Gros-Morne
Elevation 211 m (692 ft)
Population (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total 300,000

Gros-Morne (Haitian Creole: Gwo Mòn) is a commune in the Gros-Morne Arrondissement, in the Artibonite department of Haiti. It has 7,294 inhabitants (2010). Gros-Morne is a rural city in Haiti. Its name means "Big Mountain."

Economy[edit]

Gros-Morne is famous for its production of the "Madame Francis" mango, in spite of the limited means of transport.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Charles, Jean Hervé, ed. (24 January 2017). "Commentary: Gros Morne, Haiti, the capital of the forbidden fruit: The Francis mango". Caribbean News Now. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  3. ^ Junior, Jeanty Gerard, ed. (19 December 2014). "Vilton Charles, the man behind KOPKOMFG". Le Nouvelliste. Retrieved 26 March 2017.