Phaeton, Nord-Est

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Phaeton
Town
Phaeton is located in Haiti
Phaeton
Phaeton
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°40′27″N 71°53′50″W / 19.67417°N 71.89722°W / 19.67417; -71.89722Coordinates: 19°40′27″N 71°53′50″W / 19.67417°N 71.89722°W / 19.67417; -71.89722
Country Haiti
Department Nord-Est
Arrondissement Fort-Liberté
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total 2,500

Phaeton (Haitian Creole: Fayeton) is a town in the Fort-Liberté Arrondissement, in the Nord-Est department of Haiti. It is an old factory town, like its neighbor, Derac, as part of the old Dauphin Plantation residential area. When the plantation still operated (growing sisal, the town had a railroad route and a power plant that powered the city of Fort-Liberté, tough poorly, until the 1980s. Phaeton is approximately 134 km / 83 mi from Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince. It is close to the border of the Dominican Republic.

Transportation[edit]

Phaeton is served by an airport (Phaeton Airfield) which has charter flights from Port-au-Prince

References[edit]

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