Quartier-Morin

Quartier-Morin (Haitian Creole: Katye Moren) is a commune in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement, in the Nord department of Haiti. It has 19,241 inhabitants. General Eugene Francois Magloire was born here in 1840 and his son The former president Paul Eugene Magloire was born here in 1907. Emerante de Pradine wrote a song to talk about how well the woman of Quartier Morin dance voodoo. The song name was Neges Katye Morin.

Quartier-Morin
Katye Moren
Quartier-Morin is located in Haiti
Quartier-Morin
Quartier-Morin
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 19°42′0″N 72°9′0″W / 19.70000°N 72.15000°W / 19.70000; -72.15000Coordinates: 19°42′0″N 72°9′0″W / 19.70000°N 72.15000°W / 19.70000; -72.15000
CountryHaiti
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCap-Haïtien
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total19,241

EconomicEdit

The local economy is based on the cultivation of cocoa, tobacco, sugar cane with distilleries and the distillation of essential oil.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)