Dominican Republic #DominicanRepublic
Dominican Republic Country in the Caribbean information and photo #DominicanRepublic – Dominican Republic flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. Though known for its pristine beaches, all-inclusive resorts and golfing, it has a varied terrain comprising rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. It has Spanish colonial history going back 500 years, and passionate merengue is its official music and dance.
Capital: Santo Domingo
Currency: Dominican peso
Population: 10.4 million (2013) World Bank
President: Danilo Medina
Official language: Spanish