AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Delmas, Ouest

Full nameDelmas
Official nameDelmas
Native nameDèlma
Settlement typeMunicipality
Total Area31 sq mi (80.2 km2)
Elevation636.5 ft (194 m)
Total Population379650 (7 August 2003)
Density (pop.)8478.7/km2 (21959.8/sq mi)

     Home | City | Delmas Ouest

Delmas ( ) is a commune in Port-au-Prince Arrondissement, Ouest Department of Haiti. Delmas itself is an urban continuation of the capital city. Delmas is also the location of much of the area's commercial and industrial enterprise.

Delmas is traversed by two major roadways. Autoroute de Delmas runs from Route National No. 1 in the northwest corner of the commune to Pétion-Ville on the southeast corner. Boulevard de Toussaint Louverture runs from Autoroute de Delmas to the Toussaint Louverture International Airport and beyond to the commune of Tabarre. Autoroute de Delmas is flanked on both sides by local roads. These roads are numbered, with odd numbers on the north side and even numbers on the south side. For each road, the number is preceded by "Delmas," such as Delmas 60, Delmas 19, etc. Several of these roads are significant and may have other names. Delmas 30B is more commonly known as Rue Nazon and connects Delmas to Port-au-Prince on the south. Delmas 33 connects Delmas to Tabarre on the north. The areas adjacent to Autoroute de Delmas are primarily commercial and residential. Boulevard de Toussaint Louverture leads through the industrial portion of the commune.

Notable residents include international journalist Lyn Duff.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260