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Haiti Facts

Haiti's Information

Flag of Haiti
Land Area 27,560 km2
Water Area 190 km2
Total Area 27,750km2 (#143)
Population 10,485,800 (#88)
Population Density 380.47/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $19.34 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,800
Currency Gourde (HTG)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Haiti
    (long form) Republic of Haiti
  • Capital City: Port-au-Prince (704,776 pop.)
    (1,728,100 metro)
  • Haiti Population: 9,893,934 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Haiti Gourde
    (conversion rates)

    Haitian Gourdes
    Two Hundred and Fifty Haitian Gourdes
  • Ethnicity: Black 95%, Mulatto and White 5%
  • GDP total: $12.92 billion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $1,300 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: French (official), Creole (official)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Port-au-Prince, Carrefour, Delmas 73, Petionville, Croix des Bouquets, Jacmel, Cap-Haitien, Leogane, Les Cayes, Petit Goave
  • Name: The name Haiti come from an Arawak indian word meaning "Land of Mountains"
  • National Day: January 1
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 80%, Protestant 16%, none 1%, other 3%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Haiti Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken in Haiti?

French is the official language in Haiti. Other languages spoken in the country include Haitian Creole, Spanish, and English.

What Languages Are Spoken in Haiti?

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