, officially the Republic of Haiti is a sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere (North America).[9] The country is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. It occupies' the western three-eighths of the island which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Port-au-Prince
is the capital and most populous city of Haiti.
(Haitian Creole: Pòdepè or Pòdpè) is a commune and the capital of the Nord-Ouest department in Haïti on the Atlantic coast.
The Artibonite River
is a 320 km long river in Haiti. It is the longest as well as the most important river in Haiti and the longest on the island of Hispaniola. Forming part of the international border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the river's sources are in the Cordillera Central in the Dominican Republic, however most of its length lies in Haiti.
Lake Miragoâne
is a lake in Haiti, located one kilometer southeast of the city of Miragoâne. It is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the Caribbean. The lake is 12 km (7.5 mi) long and 25 km² (9.7 mi²) in area.
Pic la Selle
, also called Morne La Selle, is the highest peak in Haiti with a height of 2,680 metres (8,793 ft) above sea level.
is the 22nd-largest island in the world, located in the Caribbean island group, the Greater Antilles. It is the second largest island in the Caribbean after Cuba, and the tenth most populous island' in the world. Two sovereign nations share the 76,192-square-kilometre (29,418 sq mi) island.
The Dominican Republic
, at 48,445 km2 (18,705 sq mi), is nearly twice as large as its neighbor,
, which comprises 27,750 km2 (10,710 sq mi).