The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest Department), approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
Latitude and longitude of Port-au-Prince
Port-au-Prince (/ˌpɔrtoʊˈprɪns/; French pronunciation: [pɔʁopʁɛ̃s]; Haitian Creole: Pòtoprens) is the capital and largest city of the Caribbean country of Haiti. The city's population was estimated at 987,310 in 2015 with the metropolitan area (aire métropolitaine) estimated at a population of 2,618,894.
Latitude: 18° 32' 21.01" N
Longitude: -72° 20' 6.00" W
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Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport (French: Aéroport International Toussaint L'Ouverture) (IATA: PAP, ICAO: MTPP) is an international airport located in Tabarre, near Port-au-Prince in Haiti.
Cité Soleil (Haitian Creole: Site Solèy; English: Sun City) is an extremely impoverished and densely populated commune located in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area in Haiti. Cité Soleil originally developed as a shanty town and grew to an estimat…
The National Palace (French: Palais National) was the official residence of the President of Haiti, located in Port-au-Prince, facing Place L'Ouverture near the Champs de Mars.
Pétionville (also written Pétion-Ville) is a commune and a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in the hills east and separate of the city itself on the northern hills of the Massif de la Selle. Founded in 1831 by then president Jean-Pierre Boyer, it wa…
Croix-des-Bouquets (Haitian Creole: Kwadèbouke) is an arrondissement in the Ouest Department of Haiti. It has 441,563 inhabitants.
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de L'Assomption), often called Port-au-Prince Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Port-au-Prince), was a cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Built between 1884 and 1914, it was …
Carrefour (Haitian Creole: Kafou; pronounced: [kafu]) is a largely residential commune in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. The city had a population of 373,916 at the 2003 Census, and was officially estimated to have grown to 465,019 inhabitant…
The 1751 Port-au-Prince earthquake occurred at 12:50 UTC on 21 November in French Haiti, followed by a sea wave.
Stade Sylvio Cator is a multi-purpose stadium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is currently used mostly for association football matches, and is turfed with artificial turf. The stadium bears the name of Haitian Olympic medalist and footballer Sylvio Ca…
Kenscoff is a commune in the Ouest Department of Haiti, located in mountainous country some 10 kilometres to the southeast of the capital Port-au-Prince. The altitude is approximately 1500 meters. Because of its altitude, the temperature is on avera…
The Port international de Port-au-Prince (UN/LOCODE: HTPAP) is the seaport in the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince.
The Hôtel Montana is a hotel in the Pétionville suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Built in 1946, the hotel was a popular four star tourist resort until the main building collapsed along with most buildings in the city during the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Dubé and Dube are common surnames, mostly French-based.
Canaan, Haiti, is a suburb of Croix-des-Bouquets in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, where a large number of victims are settling after the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake that hit the country in January.
The Pétionville school collapse occurred on November 7, 2008, in Pétionville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when the church-operated Collège La Promesse Évangélique ("The Evangelical Promise School") collapsed at around 10:00 a.m. local time (1…
The Christopher Hotel (also called Hotel Christopher) was a hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake on 12 January 2010.
The Anís Zunúzí Bahá'í School is a Bahá'í School near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which began in 1980. It reached the point of offering classes K through 10th grade.