Capital: Port-au-Prince

Population: 10,497,847 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Haitian Gourde (HTG)

Official Languages: French, Creole

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, White, Mulatto

Largest Cities: Port-au-Prince, Carrefour, Delmas

Main Sport: Football, Basketball

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day and Independence Day (January 1) 

Heroes’ Day and Ancestors’ Day (January 2)

Carnival (February 9)

Good Friday (March 25)

Labor Day (May 1)

Flag Day (May 18)

Dessalines Day (October 17)

Vertières Day (November 18)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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