Haiti Independence Day
Haiti officially the Haiti Republic and earlier known as Haiti is a country located on the island of Hispaniola, the largest island in the Caribbean, east of Cuba and Jamaica, and south of the Bahamas and Turkey and the archipelago. It occupies the western third of the island, which borders the Dominican Republic. To its southwest lies the small island of Navassa, claimed by Haiti but under federal administration as a disputed territory of the United States. Haiti is 27,750 square kilometers (10,714 square miles) in size and has an estimated population of 11.1 million.