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Grann Rivyè dinò
Grande-Rivière-du-Nord is located in Haiti
Location in Haiti
Country Haiti
Department Nord
Arrondissement Grande-Rivière-du-Nord
Elevation 91 m (299 ft)

Grande-Rivière-du-Nord (Haitian Creole: Grann Rivyè dinò) is a commune in the Grande-Rivière-du-Nord Arrondissement, in the Nord Department of Haiti. Jean-Jacques Dessalines was born there in 1758 on the Cormiers plantation.[1]


  1. ^ Dayan, Joan (1995) "Haiti, History, and the Gods" pp. 66–97 In Prakash, Gyan (editor) (1995) After Colonialism: Imperial histories and postcolonial displacements Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, page 74, ISBN 0-691-03742-6

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