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Haiti

Facts and stats about Haiti

9.89 million

Population. Ranked 88th in 2013.

$770.95

GDP per capita. Ranked 154th in 2012.

Borders

Dominican Republic 360 km
Largest city Port-au-Prince - 1,500,000
Capital city Port-au-Prince - 1,500,000
Major language Creole, French
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit gourde
Prime minister Laurent Lamothe
Alternative names Republique d'Haiti, Haiti, Republic of Haiti
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Densely populated countries, failed states, Former French colonies, Hot countries, Island countries, Latin America and Caribbean, Least Developed Countries, World

Haiti Map

27,560 sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 137th in 2008.

Other related information about Haiti
Map of Haiti, Quest, Sud-Est, Grand'Anse - All rights reserved
What are the geographical coordinates of Haiti?

Interesting observations about Haiti

Haiti ranked first for land use > arable land amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
Haiti has ranked last for air transport > passengers carried since 1974.
Haiti ranked first for GDP > composition by sector > agriculture amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2012.
Haiti has ranked last for maritime > air transport, passengers carried since 1974.
Haiti ranked first for red tape > time required to build a warehouse > days amongst Hot countries in 2013.
Haiti ranked first for red tape > time required to register property > days amongst Christian countries in 2013.
Haiti ranked third last for population amongst Failed states in 2013.
Haiti has ranked last for electric power consumption > KWh per capita since 2006.
Haiti ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Former French colonies in 2004.
Haiti has had the highest population below poverty line since 2002.

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I believe that the issue of Haiti lies in its people's philosophy. They have been taught to endure pain and suffering as virtuous via their theo-culture. I see a similar dilema in the Philippines.

Posted on 20 Jul 2011

Alfred Cucchiara, Ph. D. student Develop

Alfred Cucchiara, Ph. D. student Develop

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This Gave me a lot of information. Thank You! =]

Posted on 06 Apr 2010

Ciarra

Ciarra

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Reforestation is the key to restoring Haiti to a functional state. This will not happen until
the need for charcoal is replaced by electricity. The electricity will require rural and urban
electrification based on renewable sources. The best sources for Haiti will be hydroelectric,
wind and, to some extent, solar.

No economic fix will have any impact until this energy issue is addressed and resolved.

I would be happy to discuss this further with anyone who is interested.

Posted on 20 May 2009

Barry J White

Barry J White

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