Sen Rafayèl Awondisman
|• Arrondissement||557.58 km2 (215.28 sq mi)|
|• Urban||4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)|
|• Rural||552.87 km2 (213.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||300/km2 (790/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Eastern (UTC-5)|
Saint-Raphaël (Haitian Creole: Sen Rafayèl) is an arrondissement in the Nord department of Haiti. As of 2015, the population was 169,867 inhabitants. Postal codes in the Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement start with the number 14.
The arondissement consists of the following communes:
In the wake of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, food had become short in supply. On 31 January 2010, a food shipment sent through the Pignon Airport, for an orphanage in the commune of Pignon, was looted just after leaving the airport gates. A negotiation between aide shippers and the local mayor lead to a partitioning of food aide between the orphanage and the rest of the population.
- "Population totale, population de 18 ans et plus ménages et densités estimés en 2015" [Total Population, Population of 18 and over, Households and Densities Estimated in 2015] (PDF). IHSI (in French). March 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
- New York Times, "Volunteers Fly Supplies Into Hard-to-Reach Areas", Shaila Dewan, 4 February 2010 (accessed 4 February 2010)
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