The History of Borgne


Borgne, Province of the Northern Department was once called Embarcadère. It has seven (7) communal sections. its best feature is the beautiful mountain. Borgne enjoys year long tropical climate. The inhabitants of this province carry the name of Borgnelais.

In 1998, the Borgne population was estimated at 60 323 people and have increase to about 80 000 people since then.  For an area of 191,52 Km2, its density  was 315 inhabitants per square kilometer in 1998 and has gone up to 500 inhabitants per square kilometer since then.

From a religion standpoint, Catholicism is the dominante doctrine, practiced by 29% of the population and Baptist with 27%.

The province has two administrative and judicial building, one police station and one peace court.

From a cultural and recreational standpoint, the province of Borgne has a  library and a theatre. The most practiced sports are soccer and basketball.
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