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Cap-Haïtien Destination Guide

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Cap-Haïtien in the region of Nord with it's 134,815 residents is a city in Haiti - some 85 mi (or 136 km) North of Port-au-Prince, the country's capital.

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Current time in Cap-Haïtien is now 09:59 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Port-au-Prince" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, San Juan de la Maguana, Salvaleón de Higüey, Sabaneta or Barriere Bouteille. While being here, make sure to check out Ti Charute, Tabary, Saint-Martin, Quartier Morin, Poirrier and Cap-Haïtien as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Cap-Haitien 2011

05:12 min ( August 14, 2011 by Dave Hotstream)
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Some video from a week in Cap-Haitien, Haiti's second largest city, after a medical mission with two friends from the Peace Corps. Music is "Throw Down Your Heart" by Bela Fleck

Cap Haitien Haiti slideshow

05:36 min ( January 21, 2009 by ReeltorProductions)
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In Jan 2009 I travelled to Cap Haitien, Haiti with Hamilton's Joy and Hope of Haiti in conjunction with running boutiques The Runners Den and Running Free. The goal was to document a 10k race event ho...

Aeroport CAP-HAITIEN en Construction - H...

06:31 min ( September 04, 2010 by jwetPouOu)
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Finalment L'aeroport du Cap-haitien est en construction, Les Cayes et Jacmel seront parmis les Aeroport International du Pays

Cap Haitien Haiti

01:24 min ( August 31, 2008 by yachtwrite)
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Www.JARogers.com for details on 'Sailing Haiti..." The music is a Haitian folk song from my music CD 'Ethnic Music' which you can get at www.JARogers.com The photos are a panorama of the sea port of C...

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Interesting facts about this location


Cap-Haïtien (Okap or Kapayisyen in Kréyòl) is a city of about 190,000 people on the north coast of Haiti and capital of the Department of Nord. Previously, named as Cap-Français, Cap-Henri, and le Cap, it was an important city during the colonial period, serving as the capital of the French Colony of Saint-Domingue from the city`s formal foundation in 1711 until 1770 when the capital was moved to Port-au-Prince.

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Located at 19.76, -72.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Communes of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Populated places in Haiti

Nord Department (Haiti)

Nord (English: North, Haitian Creole: Nò) is one of the ten departments of Haiti. It has an area of 2,106 km² and a population of 872,200 (2002). Its capital is Cap-Haïtien.

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Located at 19.76, -72.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti)

Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement

Cap-Haïtien is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti. It has 240,708 inhabitants. Postal codes in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement start with the number 11.

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Located at 19.76, -72.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Arrondissements of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti)

Battle of Vertières

The Battle of Vertières (in Haitian Creole Batay Vètyè), the last major battle of the Second War of Haitian Independence, the final part of the Haitian Revolution under François Capois. It was fought between Haitian rebels and French expeditionary forces on 18 November 1803 at Vertières. Vertières is situated in Nord, Haiti, its geographical coordinates are 19° 44' 0" North, 72° 13' 28". By the end of October 1803, Haitian rebels had already taken over all the territory from France.

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Located at 19.76, -72.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1803 in France, 1803 in North America, Battles involving France, Battles involving Haiti, Conflicts in 1803, Haitian Revolution


Labadee (also Labadie) is a port located on the northern coast of Haiti. It is a private resort leased to Royal Caribbean International until 2050. Royal Caribbean International has contributed the largest proportion of tourist revenue to Haiti since 1986, employing 300 locals, allowing another 200 to sell their wares on the premises for a fee, and paying the Haitian government US$6 per tourist. The resort is completely tourist-oriented, and is guarded by a private security force.

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Located at 19.76, -72.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bays of Haiti, Beaches of Haiti, Geography of Haiti, Nord Department (Haiti), Populated places in Haiti, Royal Caribbean International

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