Haiti profile

Fruit vendor in Haiti Mangoes are one of Haiti's few exports
  • Full name: Republic of Haiti
  • Population: 10.2 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Port-au-Prince
  • Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Creole, French
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 61 years (men), 64 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 gourde = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Light manufactures, coffee, oils, mangoes
  • GNI per capita: Estimated to be low income: $700 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .ht
  • International dialling code: +509

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