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Port-Salut

Port-Salut
Sunset on the beach in Port Salut
Sunset on the beach in Port Salut
Nickname(s): P.S.
Port-Salut is located in Haiti
Port-Salut
Port-Salut
Location in Haiti [1]
Coordinates:
Country Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Port-Salut
Area
 • Total 2.88 sq mi (7.5 km2)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 1,911
 • Density 1,720/sq mi (664/km2)

Port-Salut is a coastal commune in the Sud Department of Haiti and the hometown of Haiti's deposed president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide who was born there in 1953 and the Prime Minister Jean-Marie Cherestal.[3]

Beach at Port-Salut (2005)

Port-Salut is a popular destination for local Haitians as well as tourists to a certain degree seeking relaxation and tranquility due to the beautiful beaches that the town is surrounded by. The area has yet to be discovered on a mainstream tourist level. With proper management and investment, Port-Salut could become a major tourist destination in Haiti, a country whose

  1. ^ "National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency". GeoNames Search. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "IHSI". INSTITUT HAÏTIEN DE STATISTIQUE ET D’INFORMATIQUE. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jean-Bertrand Aristide". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-07-02. 
  4. ^ http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/inpictures/2014/10/pictures-surf-up-haiti-dude-20141017135245925486.html

External links

  • Detailed map of Haiti
  • recent article on Port Salut
  • Auberge du rayon vert;local hotel with major impact in Cayes and Port Salut


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