Haiti is located in Central America on an island called Hispaniola. The island is divided into the Dominican Republic in the East and Haiti in the West.
Haiti’s area covers 10,714 square miles, which is slightly smaller than Maryland.
The capital, Port-au-Prince, inhabits about 2 million (metropolitan) of the almost 10 million people living in Haiti.
Click here to get an overview of Haiti on the BBC News website.