Ten fun facts about Haiti
Since 1804 Haiti has had four national flags.
Haiti was the first post-colonial independent black-led nation in the world.
The highest point in Haiti is formed by Pic la Selle, at 2,680 meters.
Less than 20% of Haitians age 15 and over can read and write.
The official languages of Haiti include French and Haitian Creole.
US troops occupied the Republic of Haiti between 1915 and 1934.
Haiti was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus.
In Haiti females were allowed to vote from 1950.
The barbecue was first seen by Europeans in Haiti for about 500 years ago.
Haiti is one of the most densely populated and least developed countries in the Western Hemisphere.
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