Most of the people in the Dominican Republic are of mixed Spanish
and black-African descent. The society is 65 percent urban. The
Dominican Republic has a population of 7,868,731.
The official language of the Dominican Republic is Spanish, but
English is spoken too. French can be heard along the Haitian frontier.
The Roman Catholic Church is the most influential in the country.
The Dominican Constitution consecrates freedom of cult. Other active
religions represented in the Dominican Republic are Evangelical,
Seventh Day Adventist, Baptist, and Mormon.