Bainet (Haitian Creole: Benè) is a commune in the Bainet Arrondissement, in the Sud-Est department of Haiti. It has 62,300 inhabitants.

Bainet
Benè
Bainet is located in Haiti
Bainet
Bainet
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°11′0″N 72°45′0″W / 18.18333°N 72.75000°W / 18.18333; -72.75000Coordinates: 18°11′0″N 72°45′0″W / 18.18333°N 72.75000°W / 18.18333; -72.75000
CountryHaiti
DepartmentSud-Est
ArrondissementBainet
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total62,300

In late 1791 and early 1792, during the early Haitian Revolution, slaves in Bainet rebelled as part of the Trou Coffy uprising led by Romaine-la-Prophétesse.[2]

The Haitian artist and photographer Gérald Bloncourt was born in Bainet.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Rey, Terry (2017). The Priest and the Prophetess: Abbé Ouvière, Romaine Rivière, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Oxford University Press. pp. 36, 55. ISBN 978-0190625849.
  3. ^ Eleanor Ingalls Christensen, The Art of Haiti (1975), page 64