Official English Name: Commonwealth of Dominica
Common English Name: Dominica
Capital: Roseau

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Official Language(s)

English
Secondary Languages: French patois

Resources

Timber, Hydropower, Arable land

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Black (75%), Mixed (19%), Kalinago (4%), European (0.8%), East Indian (0.1%)

People

Est. Population:

73,757

Demonym:

Dominican

Religions:

Roman Catholic (61.4%)
Protestant (20.6%)
Rastafarian (1.3%)
Jehovah’s Witness (1.2%)

Largest City:

Roseau (14,725)

Other Cities:

Parliamentary democracy

Geography

Region:

Caribbean

Bodies of Water:

Caribbean Sea (Surrounded)

Total Area:

751 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

148 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Rugged mountains

Highest Point

Morne Diablotins (1,447 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Flooding
Hurricanes

Government

Heads of State:

President Charles Savarin

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Admin. Divisions

10 Parishes

Independence:

3 November 1978 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Sisserou parrot

Nat'l Anthem:

Isle of beauty

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$11,100 (USD)

Currency

$ (East Caribbean Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (East Caribbean Dollar)2.70

Communication

Internet Code

.dm

Telephone Code

+1 (767)

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Cultural Notes

The Catholic Carnival in Dominica is known as the most original in the Caribbean and is of African and French origin.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/do.html (Majority of information)
http://bit.ly/2ek7En7 (Ethnic group data and Roseau population)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 1 November 2016