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Dominican Republic Introduction




Dominican Republic is an independent country in the West Indies, a region of the Caribbean Sea.

The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two-thirds of Hispaniola, the second largest island in the Greater Antilles. Only Cuba is bigger. The remainder of the island is occupied by the republic of Haiti.

A Short Background

A legacy of unsettled, mostly non-representative, rule for much of the 20th century was brought to an end in 1996 when free and open elections ushered in a new government.

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Topography of Dominican Republic - Read more about the geography and topography of Dominican Republic

History of Dominican Republic - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Dominican Republic

Life & People of Dominican Republic - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Dominican Republic

Local Cuisine of Dominican Republic - Find out delicious local cuisines of Dominican Republic

Holidays in Dominican Republic - Check out a list of the local holidays in Dominican Republic

Festivals in Dominican Republic - Learn about the festivals in Dominican Republic

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Administration facts of Dominican Republic - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Dominican Republic

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Geography of Dominican Republic - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Dominican Republic

People of Dominican Republic - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Dominican Republic

Government and Politics in Dominican Republic - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Dominican Republic.

Economy of Dominican Republic - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Dominican Republic

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Military of Dominican Republic - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Dominican Republic

Transnational Issues of Dominican Republic - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Dominican Republic


 





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