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Coordinates: 18°18′N 73°39′W / 18.300°N 73.650°W / 18.300; -73.650

Cavaellon

Kavayon
Municipality
CountryFlag of Haiti.svg Haiti
DepartmentSud
ArrondissementAquin
Elevation
109 m (358 ft)
Population
 (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total46,037

Cavaellon (or Cavaillon, Creole: Kavayon) is a rural town located in the Sud Department of Haiti.

Its nearest neighbouring towns/cities are Nan Cotie (12km north), Saint-Louis-du-Sud (20km southeast), and Les Cayes (16km west).

The town is most famous for being the birthplace of both Benito Martínez Abrogán,[2] Cuba's oldest-ever person, and George Valris, a famous Caribbean artist.

References

  1. Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. Economist - "Benito Martínez Abrogán, possibly the world's oldest man". Retrieved October 27, 2006

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