Paix Bouche

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Coordinates: 15°35′30″N 61°24′40″W / 15.59167°N 61.41111°W / 15.59167; -61.41111

Paix Bouche
Paix Bouche is located in Dominica
Paix Bouche
Paix Bouche
Location in Dominica
Coordinates: 15°35′30″N 61°24′40″W / 15.59167°N 61.41111°W / 15.59167; -61.41111
Country  Dominica
Parish Saint Andrew Parish
Population (2001)
 • Total 306
Time zone UTC (UTC-4)

Paix Bouche is a village in northern Dominica. It has a population of 306,[1] and has one of the island's steepest roads.[2] The name comes from the local Creole expression meaning "shut your mouth".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Dominica, Population and Housing Census — 2001. Roseau, Dominica: Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Kennedy Avenue, 2001.
  2. ^ a b Entry for Paix Bouche in the Dominica Heritage Dictionary by Lennox Honychurch. Retrieved November 22, 2006.