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Port-au-Prince in Haiti
Port-au-Prince in Haiti

Port-au-Prince

Houses built on the mountains just outside of Port-au-Prince
Photo by Heather Suggitt

HAITI

Carribean

HAITI

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    Capital:Port-au-Prince

    Location:Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic

    Currency:gourdes (HTG)

    Area:27,750 sq km

    Population:11,198,240 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:French (official), Creole (official)

    Religion:Protestant/Methodist/Adventist/Jehovah's Witness 51.8%, Roman Catholic 35.4%, Vodou 1.7%, none 11% (2016-17 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC-5

    Tel Code:+509

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