Petionville is an eastern suburb of the city of Port-au-Prince and is located in Southern Haiti. It is a wealthy upper-class suburb and is located on the northern hills of the Massif de la Selle. Due to the altitude the climate of this region is pleasant and cool.
Port-au-Prince has a population of more than two million people. The various ethnicities include the Africans, Mulattos, Hispanics, and some of Middle Eastern origin.
Petionville is named after Alexandre Sabès Pétion, one of the prominent freedom fighters in Haiti’s fight for independence in the nineteenth century. The culture is an exciting mixture of the all the various ethnic groups with strong French influences. The official languages are French and Creole. This unique cultural mix is especially visible in the music and cuisine of this place.
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