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Debois Destination Guide

Delve into Debois in Haiti!

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Debois in the region of Centre is a place located in Haiti - some 37 mi (or 60 km) North-East of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Debois

Local time in Debois is now 12:41 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Port-au-Prince" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santa Cruz de Barahona, San Juan de la Maguana, Salvaleón de Higüey or Baille Tourrible. While being here, you might want to check out Saint-Martin, La Cour Gadichon, Desruisseau, Cayepin, Ca Joufran and Baycite as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 78 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 959.3 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Moderate rain, calm, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 25°C (78 °F)
Night: 20°C (67 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Monday, 19th of November 2018
Light rain, calm, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 29°C (85 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)

Videos

Haiti Jacmel : Haitian Eksperyans (part...

06:28 min ( November 11, 2007 by jakmelfilmfest)
Views: 7,208 - Rating: 5/5

Travel with us throughout Haiti and discover this magical island. Often misunderstood and misrepresented, this film offers a look at the people and the countryside rarely explored by foreigners. Poste...

Haiti Jacmel : Haitian Eksperyans (part...

05:16 min ( November 11, 2007 by jakmelfilmfest)
Views: 7,078 - Rating: 5/5

Travel with us throughout Haiti and discover this magical island. Often misunderstood and misrepresented, this film offers a look at the people and the countryside rarely explored by foreigners. Poste...


Haiti Jacmel : Haitian Eksperyans (part...

06:10 min ( November 11, 2007 by jakmelfilmfest)
Views: 7,411 - Rating: 4.73684/5

Travel with us throughout Haiti and discover this magical island. Often misunderstood and misrepresented, this film offers a look at the people and the countryside rarely explored by foreigners. Poste...

Haiti Jacmel : Haitian Eksperyans (part...

07:00 min ( November 11, 2007 by jakmelfilmfest)
Views: 13,623 - Rating: 4.55556/5

Travel with us throughout Haiti and discover this magical island. Often misunderstood and misrepresented, this film offers a look at the people and the countryside rarely explored by foreigners. Poste...


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Interesting facts about this location

Zanmi Lasante

Zanmi Lasante is a sister organization to the Boston-based Partners In Health that operates out of Cange in central Haiti. The name, Zanmi Lasante, means Partners In Health in Kreyòl. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} It was built in 1985 to treat patients incapable of paying hospital fees.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.02, -72.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Mission hospitals, Partners in Health

Péligre Dam

The Péligre Dam is a hydroelectric dam located off the Centre Department on the Artibonite River of Haiti. It is the largest dam on the island of Hispaniola consisting of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The dam was created as a flood-control and an energy-providing measure in the Artibonite river valley as part of the Artibonite Valley Agricultural Project in the 1930s. The dam was completed in 1956 thus creating Lake Péligre (essentially a large reservoir) in the process.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.02, -72.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Centre Department, Dams completed in 1956, Dams in Haiti, Hydroelectric power stations in Haiti

Lake Péligre

Lake Péligre (French: Lac de Péligre) is the second largest lake in Haiti, and is located in the Centre Department. Tracy Kidder describes it as "beautiful, blue waters set among steep, arid mountains". {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} It was created as a result of the construction of the Peligre Hydroelectric Dam on the Artibonite River in 1956–1957. The project was designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and financed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.02, -72.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Centre Department, Lakes of Haiti

Centre Department

Centre is one of the ten departments of Haiti, located in the center of the country, along the border with the Dominican Republic. It has an area of 3,675 km² and a population of 564,200 (2002). Its capital is Hinche. It borders the Dominican Republic to the east. It is the only landlocked department of Haiti. It contains the second largest lake in Haiti Lake Peligre, which was created as a result of the construction of the Peligre Hydroelectric Dam on the Artibonite River during the 1950s.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.02, -72.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Centre Department, Departments of Haiti

Guayamouc River

The Guayamouc River, Riviere Guayamouc, is a river in central and eastern Haiti. It rises on the Massif du Nord and flows generally southeast for 113 km into the Artibonite River at the border with the Dominican Republic. It is notable for producing the fertile plain of central Haiti. Notable cities on the Guayamouc include Hinche.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.02, -72.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Haiti

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