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Facts about Haiti

Administrative divisions: 10 departments (departements , singular - departement); Artibonite , Centre , Grand 'Anse , Nippes , Nord , Nord-Est , Nord-Ouest , Ouest , Sud , Sud-Est
Area: total: 27 ,750 sq km land: 27 ,560 sq km water: 190 sq km Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Background: The native Taino Amerindians - who inhabited the island of Hispaniola when it was discovered by COLUMBUS in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century , the French established a presence on Hispaniola , and in 1697 , Spain ceded to the French the western third of the island , which later became Haiti. The French colony , based on forestry and sugar-related industries , became one of the wealthiest in the Caribbean , but only through the heavy importation of African slaves and considerable environmental degradation. In the late 18th century , Haiti's nearly half million slaves revolted under Toussaint L'OUVERTURE. After a prolonged struggle , Haiti became the first black republic to declare its independence in 1804. The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere , Haiti has been plagued by political violence for most of its history. After an armed rebellion led to the forced resignation and exile of President Jean-Bertrand ARISTIDE in February 2004 , an interim government took office to organize new elections under the auspices of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Continued violence and technical delays prompted repeated postponements , but Haiti finally did inaugurate a democratically elected president and parliament in May of 2006. Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red with a centered white rectangle bearing the coat of arms , which contains a palm tree flanked by flags and two cannons above a scroll bearing the motto L'UNION FAIT LA FORCE (Union Makes Strength) Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Capital: name: Port-au-Prince geographic coordinates: 18 32 N , 72 20 W time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins first Sunday in April; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: tropical; semiarid where mountains in east cut off trade winds Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Currency code: gourde (HTG)
Ethnic groups: black 95% , mulatto and white 5%
Geographic coordinates: 19 00 N , 72 25 W Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Geography note: shares island of Hispaniola with Dominican Republic (western one-third is Haiti , eastern two-thirds is the Dominican Republic) Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Government type: republic
Imports partners: US 41.2% , Netherlands Antilles 14.9% , Brazil 4.8% , China 4.7% (2007)
Internet country code: .ht Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Land boundaries: 1 ,771 km Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Neighbouring countries: total: 360 km border countries: Dominican Republic 360 km Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Languages: French (official) , Creole (official)
Location: Caribbean , western one-third of the island of Hispaniola , between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean , west of the Dominican Republic Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean Heard Island and McDonald Islands
National holiday: Independence Day , 1 January (1804)
Nationality: noun: Haitian(s) adjective: Haitian
Natural hazards: lies in the middle of the hurricane belt and subject to severe storms from June to October; occasional flooding and earthquakes; periodic droughts Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Population: 8 ,924 ,553 note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy , higher infant mortality , higher death rates , lower population growth rates , and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2008 est.) Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Religions: Roman Catholic 80% , Protestant 16% (Baptist 10% , Pentecostal 4% , Adventist 1% , other 1%) , none 1% , other 3% note: roughly half of the population practices voodoo
Terrain: mostly rough and mountainous Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Unemployment rate: widespread unemployment and underemployment; more than two-thirds of the labor force do not have formal jobs (2002 est.)

Capital of Republic of Haiti

Port-au-Prince (click to view Port-au-Prince map)

Places in Haiti

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Haiti. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Artibonite Department (1540 google map locations)
Centre Department (1043 google map locations)
Grand'Anse Department (1061 google map locations)
North Department (1038 google map locations)
North-East Department (616 google map locations)
North-West Department (649 google map locations)
South Department (1134 google map locations)
South-East Department (825 google map locations)
West Department (1600 google map locations)

Random cities in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, the capital city of Haiti.


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