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Port a l'Ecu Destination Guide

Explore Port a l'Ecu in Haiti.

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Port a l'Ecu in the region of Nord-Ouest is a town in Haiti - some 105 mi (or 169 km) North-West of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Port a l'Ecu in Haiti

Current time in Port a l'Ecu is now 11:49 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Port-au-Prince" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago de Cuba, Guantánamo, Verrettes or Cap-Haïtien. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zebre a Fleche, Vieille Terre, Ti Charles, Tete Source, Sauval and Malabe. We encountered some video in the web. 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

28°C / 82 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 1000.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 21st of September 2017
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Friday, 22nd of September 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 31°C (87 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 30°C (87 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)

Videos

Oasis of the seas 14th Nov 2011 Part 2...

04:54 min ( December 27, 2011 by redhat29)
Views: 1,673 - Rating: 3.85714/5

Myself (Neil) and Margaret on a once in a lifetime Cruise, Western Carabbean. RCCL's resort in Labadee Haiti. Created with MAGIX Video deluxe MX Plus

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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Jean-Rabel

The Battle of Jean-Rabel consisted of two connected minor naval engagements of the French Revolutionary Wars. The first engagement saw an overwhelming British Royal Navy force consisting of two ships of the line attack and destroy a French Navy frigate in Moustique Inlet near the town of Jean-Rabel on the Northern coast of the French colony of Saint-Domingue (which later gained independence as Haiti).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, -73.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving France, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Conflicts in 1797, Naval battles of the French Revolutionary Wars

Les Trois Rivières

The Les Trois Rivières is a river of Haiti.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, -73.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Haiti

Port-de-Paix Airport

Port-de-Paix Airport is in passenger numbers, the third airport in Haiti and is located in the city with the same name, Port-de-Paix, on the north coast of Haiti. The airport does not have radar, nor is it a radio controlled aerodrome. The air traffic control center functions without these. The runway has recently been characterized as a gravel strip.

More reading: Port-de-Paix Airport homepage
Located at 19.91, -73.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Haiti

Port-de-Paix

Port-de-Paix (Pòdepè or Pòdpè in Kréyòl) is a city and the capital of the département of Nord-Ouest in Haïti on the Atlantic coast. It has a population of 250,000 (2009 census). Formerly a large exporter of bananas and coffee, Port-de-Paix is now a centre for smuggled goods from Miami, Florida, USA. The area around the town was given the name "Valparaíso" by Christopher Columbus after landing here on December 6, 1492, and still contains many attractive beaches and locations.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, -73.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Haiti, Nord-Ouest Department, Populated places established in 1665, Populated places in Haiti

Nord-Ouest Department

Nord-Ouest (English: North-West, Haitian Creole: Nòdwès) is one of the ten departments of Haiti as well as the northernmost one. It has an area of 2,176 km² and a population of 445,080 (2003 Census). Its capital is Port-de-Paix. With the exception of Tortuga Island and the coastal area near Port-de-Paix, the northwest is mostly arid and barren. Port-de-Paix, which was once a large exporter of coffee and bananas, now imports goods and produce from Miami.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 19.91, -73.04 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Haiti, French words and phrases, Nord-Ouest Department

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark