Tiburon, Sud

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View of Tiburon, along Route National 2
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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
  Total154.0 km2 (59.5 sq mi)
65 m (213 ft)
  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



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


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