Milot, Haiti

Milot (Haitian Creole: Milo) is a commune in the Nord department of Haiti, 12 miles south of Cap-Haïtien. It is the site of Sans-Souci Palace, one of Haiti's most revered landmarks. The Citadelle Laferrière, Haiti's best-known landmark, is five miles (8 km) by road to the south. The town also hosts a hospital, Hôpital Sacré Coeur, run by the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Crudem Foundation, Inc. It was the capital of the State of Haiti.


Milot from the gates of the Sans-Souci Palace
Milot from the gates of the Sans-Souci Palace
Milot is located in Haiti
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°37′0″N 72°13′0″W / 19.61667°N 72.21667°W / 19.61667; -72.21667
A view of Milot from the road up to the Citadel.

Communal SectionsEdit

The commune consists of three communal sections, namely:

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Milot at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 19°36′17″N 72°13′07″W / 19.604692°N 72.218596°W / 19.604692; -72.218596