Grand-Riviere-du-Nord is part of Haiti's Nord Department. Several notable facts distinguish Grand Rivière from other places in Haiti:
• It is one of few on the island that harbors many centenarians.
• The Haitian Rebellion began there courtesy of a Voodoo invocation.
• It has produced more presidents than elsewhere on the island.
• It has been a breeding ground for intelligentsia, in particular, Negritude Movement founder, Jean Price Mars.
• It has a private school rivaling elite European schools.
• It contains untouched forestlands.
• It delivers mountain-spring drinking water.
From Fonds-Verrettes the closest places include La Mission, Nan Catte, Trois Mats and Haut Mome. La Mission is actually located in Fonds-Verrettes while Nan Catte and Trois Mats are both 1.2km from Fonds-Verrettes. Haut Mome is 1.4 km from Fonds-Verrettes. If you are looking for a bigger city Delmas is 50km away while Port-au-Prince, the capital city of Haiti is 53km.
A district in the north of Haiti, the Acul du Nord District is comprised of three municipalities. There is the Plaine du Nord, Milot, and the district's namesake, Acul du Nord. The city Acul du Nord is its capital, but the inhabitants of the entire district and its three municipalities is listed, from an estimate done four years ago, as 117,456 people. Around the Acul du Nord municipality, the elevation of the land is measured to be about 20 m, which equates to about 70 feet.
Acul du Nord, known in the Creole language of Haiti as Akil dinò, in a municipality that can be found languishing in the very north of the Caribbean country in what is known as Haiti's Nord, or North Department. It is considered to be in the Acul du Nord Arrondissement and, by a 2003 count, is listed as having as many as 51, 337 people in its population. Its coordinates are 19°41′0″N 72°19′0″W.
While in Haiti, one of the cities to visit is Montrouis. This beach town is located near Saint Marc and two hours' drive from the Capital of Port Au Prince. It is a coastal town in the West of Haiti. It is one of the best beach towns in the nation, and is serviced with several well renowned resorts and hotels; including le Moulin-sur-Mer. Montrouis is situated on the Cotes-des-Arcadins, the longest stretch of pure white sand beach in Haiti. This is also an amazing place for fishing and sailing. The Cotes-des-Arcadins includes three exotic beaches that present the most pleasing climate and tropical scenery in the Caribbean region. They also boast of extensive beautiful coral reef system that has always attracted scuba divers across the world. Unfortunately, they are almost being depleted because of over fishing.
Côtes-de-Fer, known by the creole name, Kòt Defè is an administrative district inhabited by some tens of thousands of people. In 2003 the population was counted as over 33,000; that number has since risen by an additional almost 40,000 by some tellings. It is a coastal town 20 meters or 70 feet above sea level and boasts one of the most famous coastlines for fishing in all of Haiti. It is in the south-east department of Haiti in the Bainet Arrondissement.
On President Martelly's visit to his father's hometown of Cotes-de-Fer on the 16th of March 2012, he was accompanied by his wife, First Lady, Sophia Martelly as well as Senator Joseph Lambert. During his visit there was a celebration of ST. Joseph, the patron saint of the municipality and a city feast. Upon his arrival, he was met by a crowd of well-wishers who cheered his coming and listened avidly to his continued promise to developing the area and promote its decentralization.
At 18° 29' 0" North, 74° 25' 0" West, in Grand Anse, Haiti, one can find Casale, the largest Polish settlement within Haiti. Those interested in travel there should know that its nearest airport is the Perry Municipal Airport, approximately 41 km away. It is also near to the Les Cayes airport at 70 km and accessible from the Jacmel Airport after 200 km. The closest hotels are in Los Patos, 350 km away, and one can also stay in Santo Domingo at multiple hotels which are around 470 km away.
Limbé, a mid-size town of 32,200 residents is part of Limbé Arrondissement, which also includes Bas-Limbé. Seven sub-divisions comprise Limbé: Tanmas, Haut-Limbé, Souffrieres, Ravine-des-Roches, Simalo, and Camp-Coq. Other towns near Limbé are Port-Margot, Plaisance, Cap-Haitien, and L'Acul-du-Nord.
The town contains a rich agricultural climate, supported by the Limbé River. Crop yields produce bananas, mangoes, coffee, and rice. Two hospitals deliver health care services: Dispensaire St. Jean, managed by Catholic sisters, and Hoptial Bon-Samaritain, a project of U.S. Baptist missionaries.
Located approximately 30 miles off Haiti's peninsula westward sits La Navase Island. Christopher Columbus discovered, calling it La Navase. It is an uninhabitable island, once used for guano mining.
Mining operations ceased in 1898. In 1914, a light house erected there provided guidance for lost mariners.
Post-World War II, the island was abandoned again. By the late 90s the Fish and Wildlife Service acquired a deed to the land. It remains off limits to visitors, used only as a wildlife refuge.