Location and Geography of Haiti
The latitudinal and longitudinal extent of the country are 19° North and 72° 25' West respectively. The country is situated in the western part of the Dominion Republic. Total land area of the country measures to 27, 560 square kilometers while the area covered by water bodies is 190 square kilometers. The total area in map of Haiti sums up to 27, 750 square kilometers. The coastline of the country is spread over an area of 1,771 kilometers. Chaine de la Selle is the highest point of Haiti, situated at a height of 2,680 meters while the lowest point is the Caribbean Sea.
Country Capital of Haiti
Port-au-Prince is the capital of Haiti, which is pointed with a red dot within a square on the map of Haiti. The geographical coordinates of the city are 18°32'21''North latitude and 72°20'6''West longitude. It is the largest city of the country situated at an altitude of 98 meters above sea level. The nearby cities are:
- Cite Numero Un
- Canape Vert
- Cite Numero Deux
- Fort Mercredi.
The city can be accessed by the three airports, Port Au Prince International, Cabo Rojo and Jacmel.
Administrative Divisions and Important Cities of Haiti
The map of Haiti clearly demarcates the administrative divisions of the country. They are:
- Grand' Anse
Some of the important cities as shown in the map of Haiti are Port-de-Paix, Le Borgne, Limbe, Ennery, Hinche, Saint- Marc, Lafond, Jeremie, Dame-Marie, Bainet, Belle-Anse, Les Cayes, Port Salut, Petite Goave, Pestel and Manneville.
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Last Updated On : November 15, 2012