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Dominican Republic Travel Guide

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Playa del Cayo Levantado
Quick Facts
Capital Santo Domingo
Government Representative democracy
Currency Dominican peso (DOP)
Area total: 48,730 km2
land: 48,380 km2
water: 350 km2
Population 9,904,000 (2008 est.)
Language Spanish
Religion Roman Catholic 95%
Electricity 110/60Hz (USA plug)
Calling Code +1-809 +1-829 +1-849
Internet TLD .do
Time Zone UTC/GMT -4 hours

Not to be confused with the Caribbean island country of Dominica.

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean country that occupies the eastern two-thirds of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. The western one-third of Hispaniola is occupied by the country of Haiti. To the north lies the North Atlantic Ocean, while the Caribbean Sea lies to the south.

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