Dondon: History and Demographics
Located in the northern Haiti, Dondon is about 30 km (yet an almost 2 hours drive) from Haiti's second largest city Cap-Haitien, and 290 km from the capital, Port-au-Prince. Dondon is the hometown of founder Wisler Saint-Vil and resides within the district of Saint-Raphaël and has 5 communal sections (smallest administrative division in Haiti). At an average of 425 m (~1400 ft) above sea level, Dondon is a village surrounded on all sides by beautiful mountains with many caves. The highest point of the town in Haut du Trou, 1028 meters (3373 ft) above sea level. West of the town is the imposing Bourg Mountain from which Dondon gets its name.