Kenscoff In Haiti

Kenscoff is located in the Ouest Department in Port-au-prince Arrondissement in Haiti. It has around 4000 inhabitants. It is situated ten kilometers southeast of the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. Grand Fond, Belle Fontaine, Touraine, Sourcailles and Bongaille are the five sections Kenscoff municipality is divided into.



Kenscoff lies within the coordinates 72° 17' 13" West and 18° 27' 2" North. It is located at a height of 1500 meters. Average temperature of this place is lesser when compared to the climate at Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti.

It is quite cold during the winter months and wearing a jacket or a sweater, becomes necessary. The temperature ranges between 26 to14 degrees centigrade. The coldest months are December, January and February.

Lifestyle And Occupation

The community of Kenscoff is a vibrant one as a rich mix of population stays here. Nightlife is vivid, despite the small size of this region. A large number of nocturnal social establishments are concentrated in Kenscoff due to which an increase in nightlife is seen.

Rural farmers sell their farm produce in the weekly markets. They have to walk for more than eight hours over the mountainous region of Seguin to sell farm fresh vegetables. Once they sell off their vegetables, they purchase fertilizer and seeds and return to Kenscoff traveling a distance of 20 kilometers. While some of the people walk all the distance to the market, there are others who use public transport at 4 am.

Transportation And Things To See

Places to see include Hospital De Fermathe and the Baptist Haiti Mission. The region is mountainous with steep ridges that culminate in the valleys. Wealthy and rich people live at Kenscoff.

Many dirt roads connect the town with the rest of the places close by. There is no airstrip or airport at Kenscoff. Camp Canargus Airport is located 13 kilometer away, Barbers Point Airport is 10 km away and the Port-au-Prince International Airport is 14 kilometers from Kenscoff.

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