Dominican Republic Facts

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Flag of Dominican Republic
National Flag of Dominican Republic

Interesting facts about Dominican Republic

  • Official Name: The Dominican Republic (Spanish: República Dominicana)
  • Form of Government: Unitary presidential republic
  • GDP: 85.56 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Santo Domingo
  • Population: 10.63 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Spanish
  • Currency: Dominican peso
  • Timezone: GMT+4
  • Area: 18,704 mi²
  • Dialing Code: +1809
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Baoruco Mountain Range,Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic,Cordillera Septentrional
  • Continent: South America
  • Border Countries: The Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean sea on the island of Hispaniola. The country shares its western border with Haiti and the next closest neighboring island country is Puerto Rico.

Map of Dominican Republic

National Symbols of Dominican Republic

  • National Bird: Palmchat
  • National Flower: Bayahibe rose
  • National Tree: Mahogany tree