Republic of Haiti

By Sydney Pearlman

Haiti

-Haiti is located in Latin America.


-It is very small, with an area of just 10,714 square miles.


-To the left is a map of the country, showing the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other major cities.

GDP

GDP:

$13.42 billion


GDP Per Capita:

$1,300

Physical Features

Mountain Ranges:

Massif de la Selle

Massif de la Hotte


River:

Plaine de l'Artibonite

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Government

Haiti is a Republic.

Culture Traits

Languages: French and Creole (both official)

Religion: Roman Catholic (80% of the population)

Holiday: Independence Day (January 1st)

Clothing: Casual warm weather clothes

Food: Spicy meat dishes, locally grown fruits and vegetables

Imports/Exports

Imports:

Food items

Manufactured goods

Fuel


Exports:

Oil

Coffee

Clothing items

Population Infomation

Population:

9,996,731 people


Population Density:

933 people/square mile

Environment

Plants:

Trees

Orchids


Animals:

Bats

Hutia (animal to the left)

Wild Boars

Natural Disasters and Human Impact

Natural Distasters:

Earthquakes and Hurricanes are common in Haiti.

There was a giant quake in Haiti back in 2010, and lots of people and homes were damaged.


Human Impact:

Humans are impacting Haiti by deforesting the land to build stuff.

Climate

Haiti is in the Tropical climate zone.