Aquin

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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 Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Aquin
Area
 • Total 638.59 km2 (246.56 sq mi)
Population (March, 2015)[1]
 • Total 104,216
 • Density 163/km2 (420/sq mi)
Sister cities
Delray Beach, Florida, United States[2]

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 104,216 inhabitants in 2015,[1] up from 1,799 in 1950.[3]

Settlements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mars 2015 Population Totale, Population de 18 ans et Plus Menages et Densites Estimes en 2015" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d’Informatique (IHSI). Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 November 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
  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