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Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind



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Table of Contents

Haiti - Country information


Local short name form

Official name



9 923 243 (2009 estimate) [1]



International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code


Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Haiti - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 28th April 2021
   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator)

Haiti - Date and time formats


   Note: This section last updated 28th April 2021

The 24-hour clock notation is used, with h, indicating heures, hours, often used as a separator:


Haiti - Languages


French External is the official language. However, the language spoken by almost the whole population is Haitian Creole French External. 95% of the population understand no other language.

Personal names


   Note: This section last updated 30th November 2015

Women usually take their husband’s family name upon marriage. However, they may retain their own.

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Haiti - Example address format


   Note: This section last updated 1st April 2020


Addresses are written in French. For information about thoroughfare types and other address strings, please refer to the chapter on France.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Haiti - Post office box


This is written Boîte Postale.

Haiti - Postal codes


   Note: This section last updated 18th July 2020

Postal codes, implemented in 2003, consist of a block of 4 digits preceded by the letters HT, in the format:


Codes may also be found written with a space after the HT.

In most cases the first digit refers to the department, the second to the district, the third to the commune and the fourth to the part of the commune.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Haiti -Postal code format graphic


Haiti -Postal code format

Haiti -Postal code specifics

Haiti -Postal code regular expression

\A((HT)(11-17|21-24|31-33|41-45|51-54|61-65|71-75|81-85|91-93)\d{2,2})|((HT )(11-17|21-24|31-33|41-45|51-54|61-65|71-75|81-85|91-93)\d{2,2})\Z

Haiti -Postal code level of coverage


Haiti - Postal code map

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Place names in Haiti


   Note: This section last updated 13th August 2015

Refer to Exonyms in Haiti for full lists of place names in Haiti in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http:www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Haiti - Administrative districts


   Note: This section last updated 18th July 2020

Haiti has 10 departments External (départements, singular - département), not used in addresses:

Département Postal code range
Artibonite External 41-45
Centre External 51-54
Grand’Anse External 71-73
Nippes External 74-75
Nord External 11-17
Nord-Est External 21-24
Nord-Ouest External 31-33
Ouest External 61-65
Sud External 81-85
Sud-Est External 91-93

Administrative districts graphic


Telephone numbers in Haiti


Telephone numbers in Haiti have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence with 32-39 or 4.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


  1. ^ citypopulation.de/en/haiti/ External 20230111

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