Tiburon, Sud

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Tiburon
Tibiwon
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Tiburon
Location in Haiti [1]
Coordinates: 18°20′0″N74°24′0″W / 18.33333°N 74.40000°W / 18.33333; -74.40000 Coordinates: 18°20′0″N74°24′0″W / 18.33333°N 74.40000°W / 18.33333; -74.40000
Country Haiti
Department Sud
Arrondissement Chardonnières
Area
  Total154.0 km2 (59.5 sq mi)
Elevation
65 m (213 ft)
Population
 (2009)
  Total21,170
  Density137.47/km2 (356.0/sq mi)

Tiburon (Haitian Creole : Tibiwon) is a coastal commune in the Chardonnières Arrondissement, in the Sud department of Haiti. It has 21,170 inhabitants. [2] It is situated in a valley, at the mouth of the Tiburon River. The town of Tiburon lends the whole Southwestern peninsula of Haiti its name. See Tiburon Peninsula

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Geology

The valley of the Tiburon River, and the town of Tiburon sit exactely on the Enriquillo–Plantain Garden fault.

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