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Haiti

Haiti
  • Capital

    Capital

    Port-au-Prince

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:50

  • Population

    Population

    10.91 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +509

  • Currency

    Currency

    G HTG (gourde)

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Haiti

Haiti
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Port-au-Prince

  • Local time

    Local time

    20:50

  • Population

    Population

    10.91 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +509

  • Currency

    Currency

    G HTG (gourde)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 712

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.16 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 440mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    27 750 km2

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    4%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    66%

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 95 %
    mulatto and white - 5 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic - 80 %
    Protestant - 16 %
    other - 3 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    French
    Creole

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    120

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    5.9 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    22.1%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.9%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    8%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    194 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    2.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    textiles, sugar refining, flour milling, cement, assembly of imported parts

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    coffee, mangoes, cocoa, sugarcane, rice, corn, sorghum, wood, vetiver

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble, hydropower

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    22%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    78%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    2 860kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    181 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting Haiti

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Don't be surprised - in Haiti at 8 am and 6 pm national anthem is played and a flag raised - stop and stand respectfully.

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Don’t forget to shake hands with direct eye contact when greeting (men). Men and women may kiss on the cheek, but a handshake is sufficient for a first meeting.

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Don't whistle or point to someone - it's considered very rude.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Haiti is the only country, where Voodoo is a recognised religion.

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Don't discuss politics.

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Don’t always expect direct opinions - Haitians tend to be more indirect communicators.

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Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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Don't be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The Haitian revolution was arguably the only successful slave revolt in human history.

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Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Don’t be an easy target for pickpockets and petty crimes in touristic places - watch your valuables and never leave anything unattended. Keep a low profile and don’t show or wear expensive things.

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Don’t forget the hurricane season usually runs from June to November.

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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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