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Locale Code: fr-HT

The locale code represents French language in Haiti.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fr-HT locale data for Haiti
Country NameHaiti
Country Name (Local)Ayiti / Haïti
Country Flag🇭🇹
Country Area27750 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)HT
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
ContinentCentral America
Capital NamePort-au-Prince
Capital Latitude18.53917
Capital Longitude-72.335
Postal Code FormatHT####
Postal Code Regex^(?:HT)*(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code fr-HT is Gourde.

Currency information for Haiti and fr-HT locale
Currency NameGourde
Currency Name (Local)Haitian gourde
Currency CodeHTG
Currency SymbolG
Currency Numeric332
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimes


Haiti has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-05:00.



Haiti shares only one border with Dominican Republic and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'fr-HT' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fr_HT is a locale code for French language in Haiti. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.