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Dominican Republic

CountryDominican Republic
Official NameThe Dominican Republic
Country Meaning(Saint Dominic's Island)
MottoGod, Fatherland, Liberty (Official)
AnthemHimno Nacional (National Anthem)
Capital/CitySanto Domingo
Population10,535,535 (0.13% of the world)
LanguagesSpanish (official)
Alpha Code »DO / DOM
Internet Domain ccTLD.do
Currency Symbol Dominican peso (RD$ DOP)
Central Bank »Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
Calling Codes+1 809, +1 829, +1 849
Area Total Area: 48,671 km2 (18,792 sq mi)
Land: 48,320 km2 (18,660 sq mi)
Water: 350 km2 (140 sq mi)
ContinentNorth America
RegionCaribbean Latin America and the Caribbean
Lat/Long18.7356930, -70.1626510
Timezone1 timezone(s)