Departments of Haiti

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The Republic of Haiti is divided administratively into ten departments (département in French). The departments are further divided into 42 arrondissements, and 140 communes.

The number of departments of Haiti may change in 2015, since the government plans to increase them from 10 to 14, but does not rule out to increase them to 16.[1]

Departments of Haiti

List of Departments[edit]

  1. Artibonite
  2. Centre
  3. Grand'Anse
  4. Nippes
  5. Nord
  6. Nord-Est
  7. Nord-Ouest
  8. Ouest
  9. Sud-Est
  10. Sud

The following is a table of the departments and their respective capital cities.

Demographics[edit]

Department Capital Area (km²) Population Density Map
Artibonite Gonaïves 4,984 1,168,800 1
Centre Hinche 3,675 564,200 2
Nord Cap-Haïtien 2,106 872,200 5
Ouest Port-au-Prince 4,827 2,943,200 8
Sud-Est Jacmel 2,023 518,200 9
Sud Les Cayes 2,794 745,000 10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duval, Frantz (29 September 2014). "Le nouvel ordre géographique et administratif d’Haïti" (in French). Le Nouvelliste. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 

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