Beautiful La Victoire Town In Haiti

La Victoire is located in Haiti's Nord Department at an altitude of 1417 above the level of the sea. In the Saint-Raphael Arrondissement, it is a municipality. It is inhabited by around 6421 people.


Getting To This Beautiful Destination
This is a mountainous region in Haiti. The town is beautifully surrounded by hills and steep valleys. Small rivers and streams flow at the bottom of these valleys. Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital was destroyed in the 2010 earthquake and people in significant numbers fled to La Victoire town taking a toll on its scarce resources.

Infrastructure related to transport is not well developed. Roads are unpaved and there is no airport yet. At a distance of 35 kms approximately, is located Naples Beverello Harbor Airport, the closest airport. The other airport to access is Cap-Hatien Airport located at a distance of 48 km from La Victoire. Port-au-Prince Airport is located away from La Victoire at a distance of 92 km.

Occupation And Climatic Conditions
Small scale subsistence farming is the main occupation for most people in this region. Mangoes, coffee, lemons, sugarcane and coffee are mainly cultivated. La Victoire enjoys a tropical warm climate, like the rest of Haiti.

During the rainy season, the heavy rains make it difficult to travel along the roads. Rivers overflow and floods are caused during the monsoons, sometimes. It is cooler during December, January and February months in La Victoire.

Religion And Education
Christians live in large numbers in La Victoire out of which many of them are Catholics while the remaining are Protestants. Voodoo religion is practiced by many of the inhabitants of La Victoire.

International aid organizations, the Haiti government and the rotary club in collaboration have got secondary and primary schools constructed in La Victoire town, some of which have opened already as of today.

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