Nippes Department

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Nippes
Nip
Department
Nippes in Haiti
Nippes in Haiti
Country Haiti
Capital Miragoâne
Area
 • Total 1,267.77 km2 (489.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 342,325
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)

Nippes (Haitian Creole: Nip) is the newest department (French: département) of Haiti, having been split from Grand'Anse Department in 2003. The capital of the department is Miragoâne.

The department is divided into three arrondissements:

Coordinates: 18°27′N 73°6′W / 18.450°N 73.100°W / 18.450; -73.100