Aquin

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This article is about the Haitian commune. For the medieval chanson de geste, see Aiquin.
For other uses, see Aquin (disambiguation).
Aquin
Aken
Commune
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)
Sister cities
Delray Beach, Florida, United States[2]

Aquin (Haitian Creole: Aken) is a commune in the Aquin Arrondissement, in the Sud commune 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.[3]

Settlements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique (IHSI)
  2. ^ Cox-Henry, Joanie, ed. (19 May 2016). "Aquin, Haiti becomes sister city to Delray Beach". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer, p. 86