Ten fun facts about Haiti
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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. Fact 5:
The official languages of Haiti include French and Haitian Creole.Fact 6:
US troops occupied the Republic of Haiti between 1915 and 1934.Fact 7:
Haiti was discovered in 1492 by Christopher Columbus.Fact 8:
In Haiti females were allowed to vote from 1950.Fact 9:
The barbecue was first seen by Europeans in Haiti for about 500 years ago.Fact 10:
Haiti is one of the most densely populated and least developed countries in the Western Hemisphere. Go to more country facts ❯
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