Limonade

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Limonade
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Limonade
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Limonade
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°40′0″N72°7′0″W / 19.66667°N 72.11667°W / 19.66667; -72.11667 Coordinates: 19°40′0″N72°7′0″W / 19.66667°N 72.11667°W / 19.66667; -72.11667
Country Haiti
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cap-Haïtien
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population (7 August 2003) [1]
  Total 69,256

Limonade (Haitian Creole : Limonad) is a commune in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement, in the Nord department of Haiti. It has 69,256 inhabitants. Christopher Columbus and his crew celebrated the first Christmas in the Americas at Limonade in 1492. [2] Limonade is also the city in which François Capois, a renowned hero of the Haitian Revolution, died.

Cap-Haïtien is an arrondissement in the Nord department of Haiti and is the second important city of the country. Known as the historical and touristic capital of the country. Cap-Haïtien was founded in 1670 by the French settler Bertrand d'Ogeron de La Bouëre. As of 2015, the population was 356,908 inhabitants. The city is governed by three mayors elected by popular vote every 5 years and also represented in the National Assembly of Haiti with one member elected every 4 years. Postal codes in Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement start with the number 11.

Nord (Haitian department) Department in Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Nord is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 2,114.91 km² and a population of 1,067,177 (2015). Its capital is Cap-Haïtien.

Departments of Haiti first-level administrative territorial entity of Haiti

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In 2012, a new university built by the Dominican Republic was finished near the town, Université Roi Henri Christophe, part of the University of Haiti. [3]

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References

  1. Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. Archived 2009-08-26 at the Wayback Machine ., www.limonadehaiti.com
  3. http://www.caribjournal.com/2012/09/22/haiti-officially-opens-roi-henri-christophe-campus-in-limonade/