Size: Approximately 28,000 square kilometers.
Topography: Defined by five mountain ranges,
country into three regions: northern, central, and
Highest peak, the Morne de la Selle, located in the south,
reaches an altitude of 2,715 meters. No navigable rivers.
lake is Etang Saumātre, salt-water body located in
Climate: Tropical climate influenced by
winds. Wet season generally lasts from February through
season from November to January. Rainfall pattern
because of mountainous topography. Temperature in lowland
varies from 15°C to 25°C in winter, 25°C to 35°C in
Data as of December 1989