Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 314

EVENTS haiti POPULATION JANUARY 26 SIZE 10.31 million (2013) 27,750 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY French CURRENCY Haitian Gourde (1 US dollar equals 42 Haitian Gourdes) Port-au-Prince AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 26.60 C / 800 F Haiti International Jazz Festival Join artistes and fans from all over the world for this music-filled week. Local, regional and international artistes will perform at various venues throughout Port-au-Prince. FEBRUARY 2 - 5 Run Haiti: Port to Coast 50 Mile race Haiti’s first ultramarathon race will take participants through the hills of Petionville, Montagne Noir and the peaks of Obleon. After their descent, the reward is a swim in the Caribbean sea. Click here for more information and to register. Photo Credit: www.experiencehaiti.org