Haiti Political Map
Haiti Country Information:
Haiti is located on the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Dominican Republic to the east.
Haiti Bordering Countries:
Abricots, Anse d'Hainault, Anse-a-Galets, Anse-Rouge, Aquin, Baie de Henne, Bainet, Belle-Anse, Bombardopolis, Cap-Haitien, Cotes-de-Fer, Croix de Bouquets, Dame-Marie, Ennery, Fort-Liberte, Gonaives, Grand Riviere du Nord, Hinche, Jacmel, Jeremie, Kenscoff, La Cayenne, Lafond, Lascahobas, Le Borgne, Leogane, Les Anglais, Les Cayes, Limbe, Manneville, Marigot, Miragoane, Mirebalais, Mole Saint-Nicolas, Montrouis, Petionville, Petite Goave, Plaisance, Port-au-Prince, Port-de-Paix, Port-Salut, Prestel, Saint-Marc, Saint-Raphael, St.-Louis du Nord, St.-Marc, Trouin and Verrettes.
Artibonite River, Atlantic Ocean, Baie de Port-au-Prince, Canal de St.-Marc, Canal du Sud, Caribbean Sea, Golfe de la Gonave, Grande du Nord River, Lac de Peligre, Les Trois River, Manzanillo Bay, Massif de la Hotte and Windward Passage.
Haiti Natural Resources:
Haiti has metal resources which include bauxite, copper and gold. Other various resources include calcium carbonate, marble and hydropower.
Haiti Natural Hazards:
Haiti has periodic droughts, even though the country lies in the middle of the hurricane belt and is subject to severe storms from June to October. Other natural occurrences include earthquakes and occasional flooding.
Haiti Environmental Issues:
The country of Haiti has extensive deforestation, as much of the remaining forested land is being cleared for agriculture and used as fuel. As a result, there is soil erosion. Another environmental issue for Haiti is the inadequate supplies of potable water.