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Haiti is an island nation in the Caribbean, located on the western side of the island of Hispaniola. The history of the country is marked by colonial rule, which was characterized by slavery and oppression. In 1804 Haiti became the first independent country in Latin America and the Caribbean. The country is known for its music, art, and rich culture, which stems from African, French, and Creole influences. Sights include the Laferrière Citadel, the Sans-Souci Palace, the Macaya National Park and the Jacmel beaches.

Country data Haiti

Haiti at a glance

LanguageFrench und Haitian Creole
Area27750 km2
ContinentNorth America
CurrencyGourde (HTG)
Neighboring countriesDominican Republic

Map Haiti

Country borders and location of the capital