IndexMundi Home
Flag of Haiti

Haiti

Factbook > Countries

Introduction

Geography

Demographics

Government

Economy

Energy

Telecommunications

Transportation

Military

Transnational Issues

Environment

Health

Republic of Haiti
Motto: 
"Liberté, égalité, fraternité" (French)[1]
"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"
Motto on traditional coat of arms:
"L'union fait la force" (French)
"Union makes strength"
Anthem: La Dessalinienne  (French)
"The Dessalines Song"
Location of Haiti
Location of Haiti
Capital
and largest city
Port-au-Prince
18°32′N72°20′W / 18.533°N 72.333°W / 18.533; -72.333
Official languages
Ethnic groups95% Black
5% Mulatto and White[2]
DemonymHaitian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic
Jovenel Moïse
Jack Guy Lafontant
LegislatureParliament
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence from France
• Declared
1 January 1804
• Recognized
17 April 1825
22 September 1804
9 March 1806
17 October 1806
• Kingdom
28 March 1811
9 February 1822
• Dissolution
27 February 1844
26 August 1849
• Republic
15 January 1859
29 March 1987
Area
• Total
27,750 km2 (10,710 sq mi) (140th)
• Water (%)
0.7
Population
• 2015 estimate
10,604,000[3] (85th)
• Density
382/km2 (989.4/sq mi) (32nd)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
US$19.357 billion[4]
• Per capita
US$1,784[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
US$8.259 billion[4]
• Per capita
US$761[4]
Gini (2012)60.8[5]
very high
HDI (2015)Increase 0.493[6]
low · 163rd
CurrencyHaitian gourde (G) (HTG)
Time zoneEST(UTC−5)
• Summer (DST)
EDT (UTC-4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+509
ISO 3166 codeHT
Internet TLD.ht   .gouv.ht   .edu.ht[7]
Country Comparisons

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


Home | About | Search | Site Map | Blog | Discussion Forums