Jérémie Arrondissement

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Jérémie Arrondissement
Jeremi Awondisman
Arrondissement
Country  Haiti
Department Grand'Anse
Area[1]
 • Arrondissement 818.02 km2 (315.84 sq mi)
 • Urban 7.00 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
 • Rural 811.02 km2 (313.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Arrondissement 238,218
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
 • Urban 58,221
 • Rural 179,997
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
Postal code HT71—
Communes 6
Communal Sections 19
IHSI Code 081

Jérémie (Haitian Creole: Jeremi) is an arrondissement in the Grand'Anse Department of Haiti. As of 2015, the population was 238,218 inhabitants.[1] Postal codes in the Anse d'Hainault 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. ^ a b c "Population totale, population de 18 ans et plus ménages et densités estimés en 2015" [Total Population, Population of 18 and over, Households and Densities Estimated in 2015] (PDF). IHSI (in French). March 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2017. 
  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