PARIS. Part Bénéficiaire. pink, black. No 11. Company formed 1882 in Paris to develop the use of the Artibonite River and its agricultural potential. The river is 320 km long, and is Haiti's longest and most important river. Its sources are in the Cordillera Central in the Dominican Republic, but most of its length lies in Haiti. The river is used for irrigation, mostly for the area's important rice crop, and the Peligre Hydroelectric Dam situated on it produces the country's supply of hydroelectricity. Extremely rare.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, SHIPPING, WOOD
Date: 5 December 1885
Startprice: € 100