simplebooklet thumbnail

Haiti, here we come!

of 0

Haiti!

Haiti has a grand total of 10.85 MILLION PEOPLE! Isn't that cool? They all live on 10,714 square miles of land.

Port-Au-Prince

Basic Info

Haiti used to have a democratic government, but it grew weak, and now it is Republican, Unitary state, and has a semi-presidential system.

In latitude and longitude terms, Haiti is at 18 North, and 72 West.

The Haitan Flag!

Massif Du Nord, the largest mountain range in Haiti

Landforms

The Cul De Sac is in both Haiti, and its neighbor, the Dominion Republic!

The Central Plateau, the poorest area. It faces great deforestation

Climate

Haiti is usually hot and humid, and the north wind brings fog and drizzle. That innterupts the dry season of February and October.

Man-Made Features

Fort-Liberte is one of the oldest cities in Haiti, and is extremely close to Dominion Republic. 

Labadee is a port built off of a beautiful private island. It is a private resort, and quite expensive.

The Citadelle Lafferière. It is a sign of Haiti's strength and independence.

Pic La Selle is the highest peak in Haiti.

Natural Features

The second biggest lake, Lake Azuei.

The Gulf of Gonave. On it's coast, is the capital of Haiti, Port-Au Prince.

Below shows part of the agriculture of Haiti, and food service.

Haiti's industry consists mainly of agriculture, mining and minerals, especially gold. 

Industry

Above shows a gold rush, where Haitan miners dipped pans down in hopes of catching stray gold.

Agriculture

The farmers in Haiti seem to grow mainly corn, yams, rice, bananas, sweet potatoes, and cassava, sometimes known as manioc.

The culture of Haiti is a wonderful and beautiful mix of African and European elements. This was caused by the French colonization of Saint Domingue, and it's large and diverse African population. This was hinted at in Haitan language, music, and religion.

Culture