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Dessalines is an arrondissement in the Artibonite Department of Haiti, a native French-speaking country. The arrondissement is named after its main city, Dessalines. The city, in turn, is named after the Haitian Revolution leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines. The arrondissement contains four communes: the city of Dessalines, Desdunes, Grande Saline, and Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite.

Coordinates: 19°17′00″N 72°30′00″E / 19.2833°N 72.5°E / 19.2833; 72.5

fr:Arrondissement de Dessalines it:Arrondissement di Dessalines ht:Desalin (awondisman) nl:Dessalines (arrondissement) ja:デサリーヌ郡 pt:Dessalines (arrondissement)