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Capital : Roseau
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  East Caribbean dollar
Population : 71 293
Area : 751 km2

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Dominica facts

1. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on November 3, 1978.
2. The population density is 95 people / km2.
3. The country is 415 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is the Catholic Church, 61.4%.
5. The highest peak is Morne Diablotins – 1447 m above sea level.
6. Roseau is the longest river.
7. The full name of the country – Community of Dominica.
8. The average temperature in January is 26 °C, and in July 28 °C.
9. Political system – republic.
10. The motto of the country – “God, Earth.”
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11. About 70% of the island is protected rainforest.

12. One of the biggest tourist attractions is the miracle of nature – Morne Trois Haki National Park, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

13. The country has the most peaceful society in the western hemisphere.

14. Most of Dominica’s residents live in the capital.

15. The national bird of Dominica is the Sisserou parrot.

16. Dominica was the last Caribbean island that was colonized by Europeans.

17. Dominik’s name comes from the Latin word for the Lord’s Day (Sunday). That day the island was noticed by Christopher Columbus.

Author: Turyst

18. Dominica is one of the least developed countries of the Lesser Antilles.

19. An interesting tourist attraction of the island are mineral springs and mountain lakes heated with underground gases.

20. There is a huge frog in Herba of this country.

Author: MR

21. The minimum wage is $4 dollars per hour (data from 2008).

22. The unemployment rate is 23% (data from 2000).

Author: Daria

23. In Dominica, an average adult consumes about 7.1 liters of pure alcohol a year.

24. The most drinks are spirit – 78%, then beer – 14%, wine – 7%, and other alcoholic beverages – 1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

25. In this country, compulsory education lasts 12 years.

26. The beginning of education begins at the age of 5.

Author: EduKacJa

27. The national animal is imperial Amazon bird.

Author: Kos

28. The national tree is West Indian Mahogany.

Author: Alma

29. In this country, over 25,000 motor vehicles are registered (345 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

30. In 2013, 11 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Author: AutoMania

31. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

32. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

Author: AutoMania

33. In this country there are more than 1,512 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

34. In this country there are 2 airports, all with paved surface.

35. In this country there are over 142 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

36. In this country over 46 000 (2015) 48 249 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 68% of the population).

37. Around 35,000 (2015) 39,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

38. The national top-level domain is .dm . There are over 1,620 websites with such an extension.

39. The most popular pages with the extension .dm are: google.dm, gov.dm and dominica.dm.

Author: http

40. The country has over $102 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.00087% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

41. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $511,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $560,000,000 .

42. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 70% GDP, or around: $371 700 000 .

43. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $292,900,000 .

Author: Komornik

44. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

45. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 28 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

46. In this country there are 6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 4,278 people).

Author: Reebeka

47. The lowest temperature: 13.9 °C was measured at Brantridge.

48. The highest temperature: 35.5 °C was measured at Canefield.

Author: weather

49. The most deadly disease in this country is respiratory tract infection.

Author: medi

50. The average life expectancy in this country is 75.6 years (women – 78.6 years and men – 72.6 years).

Author: Wilga

51. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 16.

52. A woman gives birth to 2 children on average

Author: Nadia

53. The average age of people living in this country is 32.6 years.

54. The country is around:
16,000 people (21.96%) in the age range 0-14 years.
48,000 individuals (67.35%) in the age range 15-64 years.
7,600 people (10.69%) over 65 years old.

55. In this country, about 1,100 children are born each year (1.5% of the population), and about 560 people die (0.8% of the population).

Author: Sara19

56. There are 260 km2 of agricultural land in Dominice (35% of the country).

57. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 19 days.

Author: Statyk

58. He joined the United Nations on December 18, 1978.

59. The work week is 40 hours.

60. 72% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

61. 455 km2 of the country is covered by forests (60.6%)

62. The last death penalty was made in 1986.

Author: Statyk

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What is the highest peak in Dominica?
The highest peak in the Dominica is Morne Diablotins (1447 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Dominica?
Roseau is the largest river on Dominica.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Dominica?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Dominica has national colors?
National colors: green, yellow, black, white and red.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is imperial Amazon bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Dominica?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 32.6 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is $ 4 dollars per hour (data from 2008).

answer: Marta

What is the density of population in Dominica?
The population density is 95 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “God, Earth.”

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 35.5 ° C was measured at Canefield.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 13.9 ° C was measured at Brantridge.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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