Protected areas of Haiti

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Protected area highlights for Haiti (January 31, 2008):

 

# of
Areas

Area
km2

 

Total Area of nationally recognized protected areas (% of Haiti's Territorial Area)

8

73

0.1%

    Terrestrial (% of Haiti's Terrestrial Territorial Area)

0

73

0.26%

    Marine and Littoral Protected Area

-

-

 

  Note that some protected areas include both terrestrial area and marine area

 

 

 


The World Database on Protected Areas reports 8 nationally recognized protected areas in Haiti:

Site NameIUCN
Designation
Marine or
Terrestrial
Total
Area
(hectares)
Fort Jacques and Fort Alexandre (Natural National Park)-Terrestrial9
Fort Mercredi (Natural National Park)VTerrestrial5
La Citadelle, Sans Souci, Ramiers (Natural National Park)VTerrestrial2,200
La Visite (Natural National Park)IITerrestrial3,000
Lac de Peligre (Natural National Park)VTerrestrial100
Parc Macaya (Natural National Park)IITerrestrial2,000
Sources Chaudes (Natural National Park)VTerrestrial20
Sources Puantes (Natural National Park)VTerrestrial10

caption Map of Haiti (Source: CIA, The World Factbook)

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Further Reading:

  1. World Resources Institute(accessed May 26, 2009)
  2. World Database on Protected Areas (accessed May 26, 2009)

 

Glossary

Citation

(2009). Protected areas of Haiti. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbeeae7896bb431f699962

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