Les Anglais

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Les Anglais
Zanglè
Commune
Les Anglais is located in Haiti
Les Anglais
Les Anglais
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°18′0″N 74°13′0″W / 18.30000°N 74.21667°W / 18.30000; -74.21667Coordinates: 18°18′0″N 74°13′0″W / 18.30000°N 74.21667°W / 18.30000; -74.21667
Country Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Chardonnières
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population [1]
 • Total 27,182

Les Anglais (Haitian Creole: Zanglè), French for "The English", is a commune in the Chardonnières Arrondissement, in the Sud department of Haiti. It has 27,182 inhabitants. The eye of Hurricane Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais on 4 October 2016 at 6 a.m. EST (11:00 a.m. UTC) as a powerful Category 4 hurricane with winds of 230 km/h (145 mph).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IHSI" (PDF). INSTITUT HAÏTIEN DE STATISTIQUE ET D’INFORMATIQUE. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 November 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Avila, Lixion (4 October 2016). "Hurricane Matthew Intermediate Advisory 25a". National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 5 October 2016. Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais about 700 AM EDT (1100 UTC)....Maximum sustained winds remain near 145 mph (230 km/h) with higher gusts. Matthew is a category 4 hurricane on the Saffir- Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.