Nord-Est Department facts for kids
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Nord-Est in Haiti
|• Type||Departmental Council|
|• Department||1,622.93 km2 (626.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||242.7505/km2 (628.7208/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|ISO 3166 code||HT-NE|
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.
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.
- (le) Trou-du-Nord
|Artibonite • Centre • Grand'Anse • Nippes • Nord • Nord-Est • Nord-Ouest • Ouest • Sud • Sud-Est|
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