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Limonade

Limonad
Municipality
CountryFlag of Haiti.svg Haiti
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCap-Haïtien
Elevation
66 m (217 ft)
Population
 (7 August 2003)[1]
 • Total69,256

Limonade (Creole: Limonad) is a municipality in the Cap-Haïtien Arrondissement, in the Nord Department of Haiti. It has 69,256 inhabitants. Christopher Columbus and his crew celebrated the first Christmas in the Americas at Limonade in 1492.[2] Limonade is also the city in which François Capois, a renowned hero of the Haitian Revolution, died. Sonje Ayiti is a notable NGO that currently works in Limonade and maintains a website honoring the historic community.

References

  1. Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. [1], www.limonadehaiti.com


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