department of Haiti
Nippes is one of the ten departments (French: départments, singular départment) of Haiti.
|• Type||Departmental Council|
|• Department||1,267.77 km2 (489.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|ISO 3166 code||HT-NI|
It is the newest and smallest Haitian department; it was created in 2003 with the eastern part of the Grand'Anse Department. It has an estimated population of 266,379 (2003) and its capital city is Miragoâne.
Nippes has an area of 1,219 km2. It is bordered to the south by the Sud Department, to the east by the Ouest Department, to the west by the Grand'Anse Department and to the north by the Gonâve Channel, the southern part of the Gulf of Gonâve.
The department is divided into three arrondissements (like districts) and 11 communes (like municipalities). The "arrondissements" and their "communes" are:
- ↑ http://www.ihsi.ht/pdf/projection/Estimat_PopTotal_18ans_Menag2015.pdf
- ↑ "Départments géographiques d'Haïti". Haiti-Référence (in French). Archived from the original on 28 January 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2009.
|Artibonite • Centre • Grand'Anse • Nippes • Nord • Nord-Est • Nord-Ouest • Ouest • Sud • Sud-Est|