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Haiti Facts

Geography: 10,714 square miles – about the size of Maryland.

Capital: Port-au-Prince

Terrain: Rugged mountains with small coastal plains and river valleys

Climate: Warm, high humidity in many coastal areas

Population: 10.6 million (2016 listing, Wikipedia)

Ethnic Groups: African descent 95%, African and European descent – 5%

Religions: Roman Catholic 55%, Protestant 28%, voodoo practices pervasive

Languages: Creole, French

Per capita GDP: (2007) $713

Natural Resources: Bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble

Agriculture (27% of GDP) Products- coffee, mangoes, sugarcane, rice, corn, cacao, sorghum, other fruits and vegetables

Industry (8% of GDP) Types- apparel, handicrafts, electronics assembly, food processing, beverages, tobacco products, furniture, printing, chemicals, steel.

Services (40% of GDP) Commerce, hotels, restaurants, government, tourism

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