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Haiti Wildlife and Economy

Haiti Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants Haiti’s nature – a problem case Haiti used to be covered with tropical rainforest. Then the trees were cut down because they wanted land for fields and also to obtain firewood and charcoal. But due to the lack of plants, the soil was now unprotected. Erosion spread. The fertile topsoil is washed away by the rain, and soon nothing grows there anymore. In the photo on the left you can see the border to the Dominican Republic….

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Haiti Guide

Haiti Guide

Country data Location: Caribbean Time zone: CET – 5 (during summer time CET – 6) Total area: 27,750 km² Land area: 27,560 km² Water area: 190 km² Length of the state border: 376 km Bordering countries are allocated to: Dominican Republic: 376 km Coastline: 1,771 km Capital: Port-au-Prince Districts: 10 Artibonite, Center, Grand’Anse, Nippes, Nord, Nord-Est, Nord-Ouest, Ouest, Sud, Sud-Est Electric current: 110 V / 60 Hz Telephone code: 00 509 (Source: Allcitycodes) Highest point: Chaine de la Selle 2,680…

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