Jérémie Arrondissement

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Jérémie (Haitian Creole: Jeremi) is an arrondissement in the Grand'Anse department of Haiti.

It has 170,408 inhabitants.[1] Postal codes in the Jérémie Arrondissement start with the number 71.

Communes[edit]

The arondissement consists of the following communes:

History[edit]

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a food aide convoy transporting aide delivered to Jérémie Airport through Jérémie, encountered a hijacking attempt by 20 men, on Saturday 30 January 2010.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI), 7 August 2003.
  2. ^ Newser, "Food convoy attacked by armed group in Haiti; UN warns of volatile security situation"[permanent dead link], Paisley Doods, 2 February 2010 (accessed 3 February 2010)


Coordinates: 18°38′29″N 74°07′04″W / 18.641274°N 74.117897°W / 18.641274; -74.117897