L'Asile

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L'Asile
Lazil
Commune
L'Asile is located in Haiti
L'Asile
L'Asile
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°23′0″N 73°25′0″W / 18.38333°N 73.41667°W / 18.38333; -73.41667Coordinates: 18°23′0″N 73°25′0″W / 18.38333°N 73.41667°W / 18.38333; -73.41667
Country Haiti
Department Nippes
Arrondissement Anse-à-Veau
Area
 • Total 153.82 km2 (59.39 sq mi)
Elevation 125 m (410 ft)
Population (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total 40,000

L'Asile (Haitian Creole: Lazil) is a commune in the Anse-à-Veau Arrondissement, in the Nippes department of Haiti. It has 30,240 inhabitants.

The name comes from French meaning "the asylum" probably it was used for an asylum during colonial era.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)