Largest Cities in Haiti

Facts about Haiti

Official languages: Haitian, French
Capital: Port-au-Prince
Area: 27,750 km²
Population: 9.6 million residents
Population density: 347.71 residents per km²
Currency: HTG
Internet TLD:. ht
ISO codes: HT, HTI, 332
The phone code for Haiti is +509

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Haiti occupies the western part of the Caribbean island of Hispanola. In the decades that followed Christopher Columbus’ discovery of Hispaniola Island in 1492, the island’s indigenous people, the Arawaks, were almost completely exterminated. Finally, in the late 17th century, the island was repopulated by African slaves who were employed on the sugar plantations. the western third of the island, which was then called Saint-Domingue, to France. This area became the richest colony of the French colonial empire during the 18th century. As early as 1804, Haiti was the first Caribbean state to achieve independence. The first independent republic of blacks and mulattos suffered from tyrants and kleptocrats for most of its history. Haiti has become the poorest country in the western hemisphere. Haiti is counted among the Failed States.

Biggest Cities of Haiti by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Port-au-Prince, Haiti 1,234,853 18.5435 -72.3388
2 Carrefour, Haiti 442,267 18.5411 -72.3992
3 Delmas 73, Haiti 383,031 18.5447 -72.3028
4 Petionville, Haiti 283,163 18.5125 -72.2853
5 Port-de-Paix, Haiti 250,111 19.9389 -72.8326
6 Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti 229,238 18.5768 -72.2262
7 Jacmel, Haiti 138,077 18.2343 -72.5354
8 Okap, Haiti 134,926 19.7594 -72.1982
9 Leogane, Haiti 134,301 18.5111 -72.6334
10 Les Cayes, Haiti 125,910 18.1933 -73.746
11 Tigwav, Haiti 117,615 18.4312 -72.8652
12 Jeremie, Haiti 97,614 18.65 -74.1167
13 Miragoane, Haiti 89,313 18.4423 -73.0876
14 Gonayiv, Haiti 85,072 19.4475 -72.689
15 Saint-Marc, Haiti 66,337 19.1082 -72.6938
16 Thomazeau, Haiti 52,128 18.653 -72.0939
17 Grangwav, Haiti 49,399 18.4259 -72.77
18 Verrettes, Haiti 48,835 19.0505 -72.4659
19 Kenscoff, Haiti 42,286 18.4477 -72.284
20 Saint-Raphael, Haiti 37,850 19.4388 -72.1991
21 Ti Port-de-Paix, Haiti 34,768 19.9333 -72.8333
22 Lenbe, Haiti 32,756 19.706 -72.4034
23 Gressier, Haiti 26,058 18.5409 -72.5268
24 Hinche, Haiti 18,701 19.15 -72.0167
25 Fond Parisien, Haiti 18,367 18.5055 -71.9812
26 Desarmes, Haiti 15,705 18.9935 -72.3906
27 Dessalines, Haiti 12,399 19.2618 -72.5161
28 Saint-Louis du Nord, Haiti 11,960 19.934 -72.7214
29 Fort Liberte, Haiti 11,576 19.6627 -71.838
30 Trou du Nord, Haiti 10,680 19.6167 -72.0244
31 Ouanaminthe, Haiti 10,229 19.5493 -71.7247
32 Mirebalais, Haiti 9,193 18.8346 -72.1048
33 Grande Riviere du Nord, Haiti 8,947 19.5774 -72.1687
34 Les Anglais, Haiti 8,358 18.3054 -74.2197
35 Lascahobas, Haiti 7,685 18.8305 -71.9356
36 Cornillon, Haiti 7,683 18.6755 -71.9527
37 Gros Morne, Haiti 7,405 19.6708 -72.6781
38 Anse a Galets, Haiti 7,289 18.8345 -72.8664
39 Pignon, Haiti 6,842 19.3359 -72.1166
40 Dame-Marie, Haiti 6,147 18.5611 -74.4217
41 Milot, Haiti 5,645 19.6084 -72.2132
42 Jean-Rabel, Haiti 5,530 19.8538 -73.1913
43 Aquin, Haiti 5,357 18.2797 -73.3943
44 Mayisad, Haiti 5,315 19.1761 -72.1396
45 Dondon, Haiti 5,140 19.5273 -72.2434

Haiti: Port-au-Prince

The capital of Haiti is Port-au-Prince. With just under a million inhabitants, it is also the largest city in the country. It is located on the Gulf of Gonâve. It was founded in 1749. Large parts of the city were destroyed in the 2010 earthquake . Many residents lived in slums even before the earthquake, after which their numbers increased. These slums pull up the mountains around the city.

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