The Republic of Haiti is a country situated in the western part of Haiti island (Caribbean sea) and its offshore islands. The eastern part of the island is occupied by Dominican Republic. It's bounded by the Atlantic Ocean from the north and by the Caribbean Sea from south.
The country is traversed by mountain ranges from east to west. Average altitude is 1000 m, the highest peak is Pic la Selle (2680 m). Most of the country rivers are pretty small. There are two large lakes in Haiti: freshwater Lac de Peligre and saltwater Saumatre.