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Gonaïves

Administration
Full nameGonaïves
Official nameGonaïves
CountryHaiti
DepartmentArtibonite Department
Government
MayorStephen Moise
Geography
Elevation19.7 ft (6 m)
Demography
Total Population206426 (2003)
Metro (pop.)104825
Other information
Time zoneEastern (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)Eastern (UTC-4)

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Gonaïves (Gonayiv in Kréyòl) is a city in northern Haiti, the capital of the Artibonite Department. It has a population of about 104,825 people (2003 census). The city's name derives from the original Amerindian name of Gonaibo. It is also known as Haïti's "independence city". The Bay of Gonaïves is named after the town.


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