Jean-Rabel

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Jean-Rabel
Jan Rabèl
Commune
Jean-Rabel is located in Haiti
Jean-Rabel
Jean-Rabel
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°51′0″N 73°12′0″W / 19.85000°N 73.20000°W / 19.85000; -73.20000Coordinates: 19°51′0″N 73°12′0″W / 19.85000°N 73.20000°W / 19.85000; -73.20000
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Nord-Ouest
Arrondissement Môle-Saint-Nicolas
Area
 • Total 488.13 km2 (188.47 sq mi)
Elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 148,416
 • Density 304/km2 (790/sq mi)
  est. adult population only

Jean-Rabel (Haitian Creole: Jan Rabèl) is a commune located west of the city of Port-de-Paix and east of the city of the Môle-Saint-Nicolas Arrondissement, in the Nord-Ouest Department of Haiti. As of 2015, the estimated adult population was 148,416.

The city of Jean-Rabel is the most important in the western area of the department. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the north, the District of Môle Saint Nicolas on the west side, the District of Port-de-Paix on the east, and the City of Anse-Rouge in the Department of Artibonite on the south.

Mountain ranges[edit]

Jean-Rabel's territory contains two mountain ranges. The Saint Nicolas mountain range is located in the central part and has the two highest altitude points (the Pic Morvan, 800 meters high, and the Mount Château, 840 meters high), The Jean-Rabel mountain range's highest point is 850 meters.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

The commune had an estimated adult population of 148,416 for the year 2015.[1]

The commune had an estimated adult population of 134,969 for the year 2009.[2]

The commune had an enumerated population of 125,745 for the year 2003.[3]

Administrative division[edit]

The commune of Jean-Rabel is subdivided into seven communal sections, namely:

  • Lacoma
  • Guinaudee
  • Vielle Hatte
  • La Montagne
  • Dessources
  • Grande Source
  • Diondion

Places with the same name[edit]

La ville de Jean-Rabel shares its name with the town (French: ville, le bourg) of Jean-Rabel, a major metropolitan business area. The city of Jean-Rabel is 23 mi/37 km west-southwest of Port-de-Paix and 155.35 mi/250 km north of Port-au-Prince. The city also shares its name with the river: la Riviere de Jean-Rabel.

The Republic of Haïti has three places with the name of Jean Rabel:

  • Jean-Rabel in the North-West Department (Lat 19°52′ N Long 73°11′W)
  • Jean Rabel in the North-East Department (Lat 19°26′ N Long 71°47′W)
  • Jean Rabel in the South-East Department (Lat 18° N Long 72° W)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population totale, de 18 ans et plus menages et densites estimes en 2015" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (in French). IHSI. March 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Population totale, par sexe et population de 18 ans et plus estimées en 2009, au niveau des différentes unités géographiques" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (in French). IHSI. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 November 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Institut Haitien de Statistique et d'Informatique". IHSI. 2003. Retrieved 1 April 2016.