Les Irois

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Les Irois
Lèziwa
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Les Irois
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°24′0″N74°27′0″W / 18.40000°N 74.45000°W / 18.40000; -74.45000 Coordinates: 18°24′0″N74°27′0″W / 18.40000°N 74.45000°W / 18.40000; -74.45000
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Grand'Anse
Arrondissement Anse-d'Hainault
Elevation 110 m (360 ft)
Population (2015) [1]
  Total 24,374

Les Irois (Haitian Creole : Lèziwa) is a commune in the Anse-d'Hainault Arrondissement, in the Grand'Anse department of Haiti.

GrandAnse (department) Department in Jérémie, Haiti

Grand'Anse is one of the ten departments of Haiti. Its capital is Jérémie.

Departments of Haiti first-level administrative territorial entity of Haiti

In the administrative divisions of Haiti, the department is the first of four levels of government. Haiti is divided administratively into ten departments, which are further subdivided into 42 arrondissements, 145 communes, and 571 communal sections.

Haiti country in the Caribbean

Haiti, officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a country located on the island of Hispaniola, east of Cuba in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. It occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is 27,750 square kilometres (10,714 sq mi) in size and has an estimated 10.8 million people, making it the most populous country in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the second-most populous country in the Caribbean as a whole.

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Population

It had 24,374 inhabitants in 2015, of which 53% (12,993) were adults of 18 years and older. [2]

A majority of the population lives in areas classified as rural (15,923 or 65%). This proportion has decreased from 66% in 2012 signifying a mild but significant pace of urbanization. A significant proportion of the urban population lives in Ville de Irois.

Men predominate in the commune; there were 784 women for every 1000 men in 2015 down from 847 in 2012. The situation is worse in rural areas of the section communale of Matador (Jorgue) where there were 680 women for every 1000 men.

Administrative Division

The commune is divided into three section communal: Matador (Jorgure), Belair and Carcasse.

Localities

Matador, Ti l'étang, Jogue, Bananier, Potorier, Douter, Carcasse, Petite Cahoune, Fond Jogue, Nan Fort, Bazarin, Menadrier, Rabit, Casal, Mercier, Nan Colo, Belair, Bourdon, Papi, Mapou Tampé, Chalevette, Marie Gerome, Morne, Perrier, Morne Adine, Morne Mansinte, Morne Mare Rouge, Morne Bitoche, Morne Bois Débout and Morne Nan Poisson.

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References

  1. Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. DIRECTION DEs STATISTIQUE DEMOGRAPHIQUES ET SOCIALES (DSDS) (2015). POPULATION TOTALE, POPULATION DE 18 ANS ET PLUS MÉNAGES ET DENSITÉS ESTIMÉS EN 2015. Haiti: INSTITUT HAÏTIEN DE STATISTIQUE ET D’INFORMATIQUE.