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Thomonde is a commune in the Hinche Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It is located in the Centre or "Plateau Central", arrondissement Hinche. The geo-coordinates are 19.02N and 71.97W. The population was about 2,381 in 1982 (Haiti census) and about 3,784 in 2007 - as reported by the government of Haiti.
Hinche is an arrondissement in the Centre department of Haiti. As of 2015, the population was 264,943 inhabitants. Postal codes in the Hinche Arrondissement start with the number 51.
Centre is one of the ten departments of Haiti, located in the center of the country along the border with the Dominican Republic. As of 2015, its estimated population was 746,236. Its capital is Hinche. It borders the Dominican Republic to the east and is the only landlocked department in 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.
The economy of the town relies on sugar cane, rapadou, tobacco, bananas, and coffee.
Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.
Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, the seeds of berries from certain Coffea species. The genus Coffea is native to tropical Africa and Madagascar, the Comoros, Mauritius, and Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Coffee plants are now cultivated in over 70 countries, primarily in the equatorial regions of the Americas, Southeast Asia, Indian subcontinent, and Africa. The two most commonly grown are C. arabica and C. robusta. Once ripe, coffee berries are picked, processed, and dried. Dried coffee seeds are roasted to varying degrees, depending on the desired flavor. Roasted beans are ground and then brewed with near-boiling water to produce the beverage known as coffee.
The government of Haiti is a semi-presidential republic, a multiparty system wherein the President of Haiti is head of state elected directly by popular elections. The Prime Minister acts as head of government and is appointed by the President, chosen from the majority party in the National Assembly. Executive power is exercised by the President and Prime Minister who together constitute the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two chambers of the National Assembly of Haiti. The government is organized unitarily, thus the central government delegates powers to the departments without a constitutional need for consent. The current structure of Haiti's political system was set forth in the Constitution of March 29, 1987.
Nord-Est is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 1,623 km², making it the smallest of all the departments. It had an estimated population of 393,967 as of 2015. Its capital is Fort-Liberté. It was a part of the Nord department.
The Université d'État d'Haïti (UEH) is one of Haiti's most prestigious institutions of higher education. It is located in Port-au-Prince.
Charlemagne Masséna Péralte was a Haitian nationalist leader who opposed the US Invasion of his country in 1915. Leading guerrilla fighters called the Cacos, he posed such a challenge to the US forces in Haiti that the occupying forces had to upgrade their presence in the country. Péralte remains a highly praised hero in Haiti.
An arrondissement is a level of administrative division in Haiti.
Saint-Raphaël is a commune in the Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement, Nord department of Haiti. It is the seat of Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement.
Cerca-Cavajal is a commune in the Hinche Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It has 17,571 inhabitants.
Maïssade is a commune in the Hinche Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It has 43,138 inhabitants.
Savanette is a commune in the Lascahobas Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It has 29,717 inhabitants.
Thomassique is a commune in the Cerca-la-Source Arrondissement, in the Centre department of Haiti. It has 42,557 inhabitants.
Pignon is a commune in the Saint-Raphaël Arrondissement, in the Nord department of Haiti. It has 29,327 inhabitants.
La Vallée is a commune in the Jacmel Arrondissement, in the Sud-Est department of Haiti. It has 36,188 inhabitants.
Jacmel is an arrondissement in the Sud-Est department of Haiti. As of 2015, the population was 338,728 inhabitants.
Aérodrome d'Hinche is a small airport that serves Hinche in the Centre department of Haiti. It supports only small aircraft and has some domestic flights.
The Thomonde Formation is a geologic formation in Haiti. It preserves fossils dating back to the Early to Middle Miocene period.
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