Promoting a global culture of solidarity with the poor - in Haiti, Africa, and beyond. - for a more just and sustainable world   .  .  .  

Rich in Mercy Institute


About Haiti

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Haiti Facts

General Descriptive Data

Population:  10.2 million (40% urban; 60% rural) [2012]
Capital:  Port au Prince
Total area:  10,714 sq miles (slightly smaller than Maryland)
Currency:  US $1 = 45 gourdes
Languages:  Kreyol (90%) and French (10%)
Literacy:  68%
Life Expectancy:  63 years [2012]