La République d'Haïti et un pays dans les Grandes Antilles. Haïti occupe le tiers occidental de l'île d'Hispaniola, en mer des Caraïbes, l'autre partie constituant le territoire de la République dominicaine. Port-au-Prince en est la capitale.
Repiblik Ayiti se yon peyi ki sitye nan pati lwès zile Ispanyola nan lamè Karayib, lòt pati Ispayola okipe pa Repiblik dominikàn. Kapital Ayiti se Pòtoprens. Ansyen non Ayiti se Sen Domeng Ansyen koloni Franse, se te youn nan premye peyi yo nan Amerik yo, apre Etazini, pou deklare endepandans. Se peyi pi pòv la nan emisfè lwès.
The Republic of Haiti occupies one-third of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. The country also includes many smaller islands such as La Gonâve, La Tortue (Tortuga), Les Cayemites, Île de Anacaona, and La Grande Caye. The uninhabited ► Navassa Island is claimed by both Haiti and the United States. 'Ayiti' being the indigenous Taíno name for the island means "Land of big Mountains", and it is a very mountainous country. Its highest point is Chaine de la Selle, which has a hight of 2,680 meters. Haiti shares the island of Hispaniola with the ► Dominican Republic. To the west of Haiti lie ► Cuba, to the north the ► Turks and Caicos Islands. The total area of Haiti is 27,750 km² (10,714 sq mi) and its capital is Port-au-Prince.
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