Where is Haiti?

Haiti location depicts the Haiti is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea where it is part of Greater Antillean archipelago. It is lies between latitudes 19.0° North and longitudes 72.25° West. It is situated to the east of Cuba and Jamaica, The Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands to the south.

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At least 50 people were killed when a gas tanker exploded in the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien on December 14, 2021.

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Where is Haiti Located?

Haiti,is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles of the Caribbean Sea archipelago. In comparison to other neighbor countries, Haiti has unique historical, regional, and ethno-linguistic position due to some of the significant reasons. Surprisingly, Haiti is one of the first independent countries in the region of Latin America; it got its independence in the year 1804 which was the result of successful slave revolution. Not only this, it is also the first black-led republic in the world. Lastly, Haiti is the only nation that chiefly Francophone independent nation in America; (the only exception is Canada).

The government type of Haiti is a semi-presidential republic featured with a multiparty system. In Haiti, the President is head of state elected directly by popular elections. The Prime Minister is chosen from the majority party in the National Assembly and appointed by the President acts as head of state. Likewise, the President and Prime Minister together exercise the political power.

Unfortunately, Haiti is very much vulnerable region because it faces major natural disasters time to time. In the year 2010, Earthquake measuring 7.0 magnitudes ruined Port-au-Prince the capital city.

Economically, Haiti is very poor and its GDP is one of the lowest GDPs among American countries. However, largely its economy depends upon the agricultural produce and some of the little reserve of natural resources including bauxite, copper, gold, marble, calcium carbonate, and hydropower. Besides, Mangoes and coffee are two most important exports that generate revenue for the country.

What is the capital of Haiti?

Port-au-Prince is the capital and most populous city of Haiti, located on the west coast of the island of Hispaniola at a bay of the Gulf of Gonave.

Where is Petit Trou de Nippes Located?

Petit Trou de Nippes is a town, located in the Nippes department of northwestern section of Haiti. It covers an area of 153 km² (59 Sq mi), with an estimated city proper population of 29,990 as of 2015.

Haiti Information & Facts

Continent North America
Where is Located Haiti is a country located in the Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Coordinates 118°32′N 72°20′W
Capital Port-au-Prince
Largest City Port-au-Prince
Neighboring Countries Dominican Republic
Administrative divisions10 departments
Area 10,710 sq mi (27,750 km2) (143rd)
Population11,544,448 (2021 est.)
Official Language Haitian Creole French, French
Currency Gourde (HTG)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeHT
ISO Alpha-3 Code HTI
ISO Numeric Code332
GDP $33.884 billion (144th) 2017 estimate
Calling code +509
Time Zone EST (UTC-5)
Summer [DST] - UTC−4 (EDT)
AirportToussaint Louverture International Airport
Internet TLD .ht

Places to Visit in Haiti

Citadelle LaferrièreSans-Soucis PalaceNational Pantheon MuseumBassin Bleu
Iron MarketCadras BeachRoyal Caribbean Labadee BeachChamp de Mars.
Fort Jacques et Fort AlexandrePic la SelleNational PalaceMacaya National Park