Jacmel, is a commune in southern founded by the Spanish in 1504 and repopulated by the French in 1698. It is the capital of the department of and has an estimated population of 40,000, while the commune of Jacmel had a population of 137,966 at the 2003 Census.

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Aérodrome de Jacmel was the sixth busiest airport in by passenger volume before the 2010 Haitian earthquake, near the city of Jacmel, on Haiti's south coast. is situated 2 km northeast of Jacmel.


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