Where is Haiti?

Haiti is located in the Caribbean region at latitude 18.971187 and longitude -72.285215 and is part of the North American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 18° 58' 16.27'' N
  • 72° 17' 6.77'' W

You can see the location of Haiti on the world map below:

Haiti Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Haiti (HT) are:

  1. Dominican Republic (DO)

Maritime Borders

Haiti borders with the Caribbean Sea.

Flag pin pointing out the location of Haiti on the Central America map

Haiti Related Content

Haiti Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 18.971187
Longitude: -72.285215
Country CodesAlpha 2: HT
Alpha 3: HTI
Country Flag Emoji🇭🇹
Int. Phone Prefix+509
Capital cityPort-au-Prince
North America
Country Area27,750 sq km
Population 202111,541,683
World Rank: 81
Median Age23
Life expectancy63.2
Major languagesFrench (official), Creole (official)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC−05:00
Internet TLD.ht
Biggest AirportToussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP)
Average temperature24.90 °C
76.82 °F
Administrative Divisions10 departments
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Haiti Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyHaitian Gourde (HTG)
GDP in 2020$14.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 127
GDP per capita in 2020$1,272
World Rank: 162
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Colombia
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, Dominican Republic, Canada, Netherlands, China

Biggest Cities in Haiti

Here are the largest cities in Haiti based on 2021 data:

City Population
Port-au-Prince 987,310
Carrefour 511,345
Petion-Ville 359,615
Gonaives 324,043
Delmas 284,079
Cap-Haitien 190,289
Les Cayes 175,457
Saint-Marc 160,181
Port-de-Paix 121,220
Belladere 60,239

Map of Haiti with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Caribbean Region