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Hispaniola (Spainyie: La Española; Haitian Creole: Ispayola; Taíno: Ayiti[3]) is a major Caribbean island comprisin the twa sovereign naitions o Haiti an the Dominican Republic. The island is locatit atween Cuba tae the wast an Puerto Rico tae the east.

Hispaniola
La Española (Spainyie)
Ispayola (Haitian Creole)
Geografie
Location Caribbean
Coordinates 19°N 71°W / 19°N 71°W / 19; -71
Airchipelagae Greater Antilles
Aurie 76,480 km2 (29,530 sq mi)
Aurie rank 22nd
Coastline 3,059 km (1,900.8 mi)
Heichest elevation 3,175 m (10,417 ft)[1]
Heichest point Pico Duarte
Admeenistration
Demografics
Population 18,943,000[2] (2005)
Pop. density 241.5 /km2 (625.5 /sq mi)

Hispaniola is the steid o the first European colonies foondit bi Christopher Columbus on his voyages in 1492 an 1493. It is the tent-maist-populous island in the warld, an the maist populous in the Americas. It is the seicont lairgest island in the Caribbean (efter Cuba) an the 22nt-lairgest island in the warld.

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