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Jacmel info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT -5 hours (America/Port-au-Prince)

Population:
137,966

Coordinates:
18.23427, -72.53539

Region:
Sud-Est

Continent:
North America

Country name:
Haiti

ISO code:
HT, HTI, 332

Fips code:
HA

Phone code:
509

Country area:
27,750 km2

Country population:
9,648,924

Currency:
HTG

Language:
ht

Other information:

Jacmel, (Haitian Creole: Jakmèl; Spanish: Yáquimo) is a commune in southern Haiti founded by the Spanish in 1504 and repopulated by the French in 1698. It is the capital of the department of Sud-Est and has an estimated population of 40,000, while the commune of Jacmel had a population of 137,966 at the 2003 Census. The town's name is derived from its indigenous Taíno name of Yaquimel. In 1925, Jacmel was dubbed as the "City of Light," becoming the first in the Caribbean to have electricity.The city has well-preserved historical French colonial architecture that dates back from the early nineteenth century and has little changed. The town has been tentatively accepted as a World Heritage site and UNESCO reports that it has sustained damage in the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Read more in wiki.



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