Jacmel

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Jacmel, (Jakmèl in Kréyòl) an aa kent bi its indigenous Taíno name o Yaquimel, is a toun in soothren Haiti foondit in 1698. It is the caipital o the depairtment o Sud-Est an haes an estimatit population o 40,000, while the municipality (commune) o Jacmel haed a population o 137,966 at the 2003 Census.

The biggins are historic an date frae the early nineteent century; the toun haes been tentatively acceptit as a Warld Heritage site an UNESCO reports that it haes sustained damage in the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

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