Aquin

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This article is about the Haitian municipality. For the medieval chanson de geste, see Aiquin.
Aquin
Aken
Aquin is located in Haiti
Aquin
Aquin
Location in Haiti
Coordinates: 18°17′0″N 73°24′0″W / 18.28333°N 73.40000°W / 18.28333; -73.40000Coordinates: 18°17′0″N 73°24′0″W / 18.28333°N 73.40000°W / 18.28333; -73.40000
Country Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Aquin
Area
 • Total 638.59 km2 (246.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 94,773
 • Density 148/km2 (380/sq mi)

Aquin (Haitian Creole: Aken) is a commune in the Aquin Arrondissement, in the Sud Department of Haiti. It is a port on the south coast of the Tiburon Peninsula. It had 94,773 inhabitants in 2009,[1] up from 1,799 in 1950.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazeteer, p. 86