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     DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - FACTS
     
     
     
     
    • Full name: Dominican Republic
    • Population: 10.2 million (UN, 2012)
    • Capital: Santo Domingo
    • Area: 48,072 sq km (18,696 sq miles)
    • Major language: Spanish
    • Major religion: Christianity
    • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 77 years (women) (UN)
    • Monetary unit: 1 Dominican peso = 100 centavos
    • Main exports: Ferronickel, sugar, gold, silver, coffee, cocoa, tobacco, meats
    • GNI per capita: US$ 5,240 (World Bank, 2011)
    • Internet domain: .do
Last Modified on February 11, 2014