Nord-Est (English: North-East) is one of the ten departments (French: départments, singular départment) of Haiti. It is in the northeastern corner of the country, along the border with the Dominican Republic. Its capital is Fort-Liberté.
|• Type||Departmental Council|
|• Department||1,622.93 km2 (626.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (630/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|ISO 3166 code||HT-NE|
After the Haitian Revolution, the country was divided into only three departments: Nord, Ouest and Sud. The Nord-Est department was part of the Nord department.
The department had, in the 2003 census, a population of 308,385 persons: 150,525 men and 157,860 women, with 117,872 (38.22%) living in cities and towns. The population density was, in that year, of 171 persons/km².
Administrative division change
- "Ihsi.ht" (PDF).
- "Départments géographiques d'Haïti". Haiti-Référence (in French). Archived from the original on 28 January 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2009.
- "Le 4ième Recensement Géneral de la Population et de l'Habitat" (PDF). Institut Haïtien de Statistique et d'Informatique. Retrieved 24 October 2009.
|Artibonite • Centre • Grand'Anse • Nippes • Nord • Nord-Est • Nord-Ouest • Ouest • Sud • Sud-Est|