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Location in Haiti

Anse-d'Hainault (Kreyol: Ansdeno) is a commune located on the extreme western tip of Haiti's Tiburon Peninsula. Part of the Anse-d'Hainault Arrondissement in the Grand'Anse Department, the city has a low-density population of 30,000 residents and a low-humidity tropical climate. Its mineral-rich soil contains clay deposits, and its terrain is studded with farmlands and indigenous vegetation. As elsewhere in Haiti, Anse-d'Hainault is a predominately Catholic community.


Anse-d'Hainault, Haiti


Anse-d'Hainault has four communal sections, Two of these communal sections, Grandoit and Boudon are regarded as interior zones while the other communal sections and the city center of Anse-d'Hainault are coastal.

The dominant relief of the first three communal sections are hills; the city's center and the fourth section are mostly flat land. Depending on the period, the temperature of the town of Anse-d'Hainault is either hot or normal. Its inhabitants bear the name of Anselais or Hainaudin.

Year Population Change
1998 30,549
2009 33,103 +8%
2015 36,401 +10%


Due to its proximity to the sea, fishing is among the main economic activities of the municipality. Agriculture, trade, and crafts are the other principal economic activities. The inhabitants of the town trade with the municipalities of Les Irois and Dame-Marie.

As for the economic and financial infrastructures, the commune is very poorly endowed. There is a hotel and five restaurants.

Modernization of fishing industry



Anse d'Hainault


Transportation Anse-d'Hainault is on the Route Departmentale 702 roadway, on the stretch of road positioned between Jérémie and Les Anglais.



Anse d'Hainault schoolchildren

The Ministry of National Education of Youth and Sports is represented in the municipality by a school inspection office. Two kindergarten, fourteen primary schools of which seven public, five private and two congregational have been listed in the municipality. At secondary level, three schools, one public and two private, have been identified in the commune. There are also two Literacy Centers and four Technical and Vocational Schools. There is no university in the town of Anse-d'Hainault.


In the field of health, the Ministry of Public Health and Population is not represented in the commune. Two public hospitals and one private clinic were inventoried with three doctors, one dentist, two nurses and eight auxiliaries.


The town of Anse-d'Hainault has four rivers, six springs and one pond. There are also twenty wells and seven public fountains. Only the city [center] of Anse-d'Hainault is electrified by Electricity D'Haiti (EDH). The feeding frequency is 42 hours per week.


On the side of the administrative and judicial infrastructure, two peace courts, a prison, a registry office and a police station with eight policemen were listed in the municipality.




Anse d'Hainault Fest

On the religious side, the town of Anse-d'Hainault has five Catholic churches (including chapels), four Baptist churches, three Adventist churches, six Pentcostal churches and two Kingdom Halls of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Town Meeting Ansedeno 812

Town meeting in Anse d'Hainault

When the 7.0 magnitude 2010 earthquake shook Port-au-Prince and other regions in the country to their foundations, emotional shock waves reverberated throughout the world. In the aftermath of the cataclysmic event, no place has had a stronger response and made a fuller commitment to Haiti than Holy Trinity Catholic Church (HTCC).

HTCC is located in Washington D.C., where they recently held their Third Annual Haiti Committee Dinner to educate their parishioners about the Haitian people's unquenchable spirit and resolve to move forward despite incalculable set-backs arising from the earthquake. Describing and showing how the Haitian people have bounced back from the shattering event that leveled their country's infrastructure.


The town has a telephone call center which contains four cabins of which three are functional. There is no postal office, newspaper / magazine and television station in the municipality. However, there are two radio stations. [2]


As for Leisure, three libraries, one cinema room (video system), and a theater room (the parish hall) were counted in the town of Anse-d'Hainault. Sports practiced include football, volleyball, basketball, athletics and cycling.

The town does not have monuments or historical sites. Its patron saint is Saint John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24 of each year.

The commune does not have political parties. There were two grassroots organizations and two international organizations.

Anse-D'Hainault, Haiti


Anse D'Hainault Map 812

Commune map of Anse-d'Hainault, Haiti.


ADH Anse-d'Hainault 36,401
VAH Ville d'Anse-d'Hainault Urban 14,030
GDO 1ère Section Grandoit Rural section 3,166 Déjac, Franklin, Grandois, Haut-Jonc, Lumette, Nan Six, Péligrin, Sarc, Soulé.
BDO 2ème Section Boudon Rural 7,291 Calumette, Decotelette, Gros-Morne, Nan Baid, Nan Roche, Noel, Sicard, Tapona, Vincent.
IPJ 3ème Section Îlet à Pierre Joseph Rural 8,162 Boyer, Casal, Durocher, Escamel, Gabriel, Leblanc, Lezinc, Malette, Nan Georges, Nan Maçon, Nan Mala, Paraclet, Roban.
PRI 4ème Section Mandou Rural 3,752 Basié, Bernard, Découverte, Dossous, Mandou, Perroquet.

Michael Vedrine