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Port-Salut is a coastal commune in the Sud department of Haiti.

Port-Salut
Sunset on the beach in Port Salut
Sunset on the beach in Port Salut
Port-Salut is located in Haiti
Port-Salut
Port-Salut
Location in Haiti [1]
Coordinates: 18°4′35″N 73°55′0″W / 18.07639°N 73.91667°W / 18.07639; -73.91667
CountryHaiti
DepartmentSud
ArrondissementPort-Salut
Area
 • Total2.88 sq mi (7.5 km2)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total1,911
 • Density1,720/sq mi (664/km2)
Beach at Port-Salut (2005)

Port-Salut is a popular destination for local Haitians as well as tourists due to the surrounding beaches. The area has yet to be discovered on a mainstream tourist level.

Port-Salut is the hometown of Haiti's former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was born there in 1953 and is also hometown of former Prime Minister Jean-Marie Cherestal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency". GeoNames Search. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. ^ "IHSI" (PDF). INSTITUT HAÏTIEN DE STATISTIQUE ET D’INFORMATIQUE. Retrieved 1 September 2014.

Coordinates: 18°4′N 73°55′W / 18.067°N 73.917°W / 18.067; -73.917

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