Anse-à-Veau (Ansavo in Haitian Creole) is a port city located in the department of Nippes of Haiti. The town is the capital of the district of Anse-à-Veau.
The town has a population of 31,477 inhabitants1 (census estimate of 2009)
The town of Anse-à-Veau was founded in 1721 and became a municipality in the same year.
The town consists of communal sections:
Baconnois-Grand-Fond (including the district "Baconnois"), 1st section of the town
Grande-Rivière-Joly, 2nd section of the town
O'Rouck Falls-de-Baril (including the area of the "Barrel"), the third section of the town
The local economy is based on the cultivation of coffee, sugar cane, lime, orange and cotton.
Fabre Geffrard (Anse-à-Veau, 1806 - Kingston, 1878), President of the Republic of Haiti from 1859 to 1867.
Laurent Casimir, born May 8, 1928 at the Anse-à-Veau and died in 1990, painter.
Fred Edson Lafortune, born July 31, 1982 in Anse à Veau, POET.