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About Cap-Haïtien

Cap-Haïtien (Haitian: Kap Ayisyen; English: Cape Haitian) often referred to as Le Cap or Au Cap, is a commune of about 190,000 people on the north coast of Haiti and capital of the Department of Nord. Previously named as Cap‑Français, Cap‑Henri and historically known as the Paris of the Antilles, displaying its wealth and sophistication through its beautiful architecture and artistic life. It was an important city during the colonial period, serving as the capital of the French Colony of Saint-Domingue from the city's formal foundation in 1711 until 1770 when the capital was moved to Port-au-Prince. After the Haitian Revolution, it became the capital of the Kingdom of Northern Haiti under King Henri Christophe until 1820.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Cap-Haïtien. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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It is currently 1:10 PM in Cap-Haïtien. Cap-Haïtien uses Haiti Standard Time and also supports Haiti Daylight Time.

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