Aquin

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This article is about the Haitian municipality. For the medieval chanson de geste, see Aiquin.
For other uses, see Aquin (disambiguation).
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