Coordinates: 19°00′N 72°25′W / 19.000°N 72.417°W / 19.000; -72.417

Haiti (pronounced /ˈheɪti/ (deprecatit template); French Haïti, pronounced [a.iti]; Haitian Creole: Ayiti, Haitian Creole pronunciation: [ajiti]), offeecially the Republic o Haiti (République d'Haïti ; Repiblik Ayiti) is a Caribbean kintra. It occupies the wastren, smawer portion o the island o Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares wi the Dominican Republic. Ayiti (land o heich muntains) wis the indigenous Taíno or Amerindian name for the muntainous wastren side o the island. The kintra's heichest pynt is Pic la Selle, at 2,680 metres (8,793 ft). The tot aurie o Haiti is 27,750 square kilometres (10,714 sq mi) an its caipital is Port-au-Prince. French an Haitian Creole are the offeecial leids.

Republic o Haiti

Banner o Haiti
Coat o airms o Haiti
Coat o airms
"Liberté, égalité, fraternité" (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)[1]
"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"
'Motto on tradeetional coat o airms:'
"L'union fait la force" (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
"Union maks strenth"
AnthemLa Dessalinienne  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
"The Dessalines Song"
Location o Haiti
Location o Haiti
and largest city
18°32′N 72°20′W / 18.533°N 72.333°W / 18.533; -72.333
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups
95% Black
5% mulatto an white[2]
GovrenmentUnitar semi-presidential republic
• Preses
Jovenel Moïse
Jack Guy Lafontant
Chaumer o Deputes
frae Fraunce
• Total
27,750 km2 (10,710 sq mi) (140t)
• Water (%)
• 2015 estimate
10,604,000[3] (85t)
• Density
382/km2 (989.4/sq mi) (32nt)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$19.979 billion[4]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$7.897 billion[4]
• Per capita
Gini (2012)60.8[5]
verra heich
HDI (2015)Increase 0.493[6]
law · 163rd
CurrencyHaitian gourde (G) (HTG)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
• Summer (DST)
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+509
ISO 3166 codeHT


  1. "Article 4 of the Constitution". Retrieved 24 Julie 2013.
  2. "Haiti". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency.
  3. Haiti & The Dominican Republic IMF population estimates
  4. a b c d "Haiti". International Monetary Fund.
  5. "Gini Index". The World Bank. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
  6. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.
  7. gTLDs, ccTLDs