Dominican Republic Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Sancocho is the national dish and is served on special occasions. Tropical fruits are found in abundance. Mamgu is served... More
  • Family: Although influenced by North American values, the Dominican Republic maintains the Spanish tradition of familial solidarity. People look to their... More
  • Fashion: In Dominican society appearance is very important. People are extremely fashion conscious and believe that clothes indicate social standing and... More
  • Visiting: Hosts offer visitors something to drink and invite them to eat if mealtime is near. It is not considered impolite... More

Dominican Republic Facts

Dominican Republic stats

Capital Santo Domingo
Government Type presidential republic
Currency DOP
Population 10,606,865
Total Area 18,791 Square Miles
48,670 Square Kilometers
Location Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti
Language Spanish

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