Sainte Suzanne, A Destination in Haiti

Sainte-Suzanne is located in Haiti's Nord-Est Deparment which is municipality in the Trou-du-Nord Arrondissement. Sainte-Suzanne spreads over an area of 122km. Around 25,596 people inhabit the place. Chop, Blanc, Sarazin, Mocha-Nine, Fuller and Fond Bleu are the six communal sections comprising Saint-Suzanne.


Occupation and religion

Subsistence farming is the main occupation practiced by the people of Sainte-Susanne. Lime, coffer and orange trees are grown. To generate income, live stock is reared by some of the farmers in Saint Suzanne. Many of the people living in Sainte Suzanne are Catholics and practice Voodoo. Protestants also live there but are a minority.


Infrastructure is not well developed. There are no paved roads or electricity at Sainte Suzanne. There is no airstrip too within its borders. Cap Haiten Airport is located at a distance of 20 km and is the closest airport to access. Port au Prince, the international airport in Haiti is located approximately at a distance of 65 km from Sainte Suzanne.

A nurse runs a public dispensary in Sainte Suzanne town. There was a cholera outbreak recently which the public dispensary was not able to handle well due to the lack of facilities and supplies. During the epidemic, some became very ill while one person is known to have perished.


Port-au-Prince the capital of Haiti is located at a distance of 64km from this place. There are a number of places for sightseeing including Roche Platte Church, Juchereau Church, River Sarazin, the Ravine Jean Marie etc. Many beautiful mountains surround Saint Suzanne. There is not much running water available and there is hardly any infection control.

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