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Capital : Santo Domingo
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Dominican peso
Population : 10 075 045
Area : 48 671 km2

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Dominican Republic facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. This country has more than 3,216,000 motor vehicles (305 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The top-level national domain is .do . There are over 25,600 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .do are: snap.do, google.com.do and dig.do.

4. In this country there are more than 19 705 km of paved roads (0,03% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 36 airports, 16 of the paved surface.

6. Full name of the country – Dominican Republic.


Geography in Dominican Republic

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1. Dominican Republic occupies about 2/3 of the area of ​​the island of Haiti.

2. In this country you can find amber with a blue color. There are also those that contain the remains of small animals.

3. The Dominican Republic borders on such countries as: Haiti 360 km.

4. The lowest point in the country is the lake Enriquillo – 46 m.p.p.

5. There are a lot of monuments there, such as the oldest church in America, a monastery, and a university.

6. The country is 6.5 times smaller than Poland.

7. The highest peak is Pico Duarte, 3175 m above sea level.

8. The longest river is Yaque del Norte.

9. There are 24470 square kilometers of agricultural land in the Dominican Republic (51% of the country).

10. Constanza is the highest situated city in the country.

11. 13760 sq km of land is covered by forests (28.5%)

79. The nearest capital in a straight line from Santo Domingo is Port-au-Prince (Haiti) – 253 km.

80. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Santo Domingo is Jakarta (Indonesia) – 18603 km.


Finance in Dominican Republic

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1. The minimum wage is 5 117 pesos per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in the Dominican Republic is 27%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 27% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.4%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 64 166 000 000 (PLN 274 630 480 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 75 930,000,000 (PLN 324,980,400,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 45.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 29 388 028 000 (PLN 125 780 759 840),
2018 year was 49.1 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 37 281 630 000 (PLN 159 565 376 400). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 3,541 (PLN 15,156).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 24,310,000,000 .

8. Dominican Republic is famous for processing sugar, which is one of the main industries in the country.

9. The country has over $4,503,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.038% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

10. The Dominican Republic has 570 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Dominican Republic

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1. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the normal road is 80 km / h, and on highways from 80 to 100 km / h.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 27% (2018).

4. If you win too much in some casinos, you have to reckon with the fact that they may not pay the prize.

5. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

6. In this country, the formalities associated with starting a business last 73 days.

7. The last death penalty was made in 1966.


Education in Dominican Republic

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 82.

4. In this country there are 8.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 863 296 people).


Work in Dominican Republic

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1. The minimum wage is 5 117 pesos per month (data from 2013).

2. The amount of income tax in the Dominican Republic is 27%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 27% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with starting a business last 73 days.

6. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in Dominican Republic

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1. The capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo founded in 1496 is the oldest permanent European settlement in America.

2. The lowest point in the country is the lake Enriquillo – 46 m.p.p.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

4. There are a lot of monuments there, such as the oldest church in America, a monastery, and a university.

5. The highest peak is Pico Duarte, 3175 m above sea level.

6. The longest river is Yaque del Norte.

7. Constanza is the highest situated city in the country.

8. Dominican Republic is the oldest state in America. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus on his first trip in 1492.

9. The lowest temperature: -7 °C was measured in Valle Nuevo.

10. The highest temperature: 43 °C was measured in Mao.


Army in Dominican Republic

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1. The Dominican Republic is ranked 124th in the best world armies.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 50,900 professional and 15,000 > reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 6 tanks, 20 > armored vehicles, 62 jet aircraft and 43 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was allocated over 110 850 000 dollars.

5. The naval fleet consists of over 33 ships (2018).


Society in Dominican Republic

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1. In the Dominican Republic, an average person consumes about 6.9 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 54.9%, then spirit – 42%, wine – 3%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

3. In 2013, 2,810 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 21% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,210,000 people).

5. 9.1% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 82.

7. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 21.3 years old.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.3 children.

10. In this country, over 6 054 000 (2015) 6 054 013 (2018) people have access to internet (about 60% of the population).

11. About 3,800,000 (2015) 4 500 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. The population density is 194 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Catholicism: 85.3%.

15. The average age of people living in this country is 27.4 years old.

16. In this country there are about:
2,774,000 people (27.53%) in the age range 0-14 years.
6 573 000 people (65.24%) in the age range 15-64 years.
728 400 people (7.23%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 189 000 children are born each year (1.9% of the population), and about 45 800 people die (0.5% of the population).

18. 51 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 59% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 20 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 72.5 years (women – 75.4 years and men – 69.9 years).


Symbols of Dominican Republic

1. The national alcohol is rum.

2. A national animal is a palm tree bird.

3. The motto of the country – “God, Fatherland, Freedom”.


Sport in Dominican Republic

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1. The most popular baseball sport. Over 800,000 children practice this sport.


History of Dominican Republic

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1. The Dominican Republic was a colony of Spain and France.

2. Independence from Haiti was obtained on February 27, 1844.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1942.

4. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

5. Dominican Republic is the oldest state in America. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus on his first trip in 1492.


Language in Dominican Republic

1. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.


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What is the highest peak in the Dominican Republic?

The highest peak in the Dominican Republic is Pico Duarte (3098 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in the Dominican Republic?

The largest river in the Dominican Republic is Yaque del Norte.

answer: Marta


What Dominican Republic has national colors?

National colors: blue, white and red.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is rum.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

A national animal is a palm tree bird.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

National sport is baseball.

answer: Marta


What countries borders the Dominican Republic?

Dominikana borders with countries such as Haiti 360 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27.4 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 5 117 pesos per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in the Dominican Republic?

The population density is 209 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “God, Fatherland, Freedom”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43 ° C was measured in Mao.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -7 ° C was measured in Valle Nuevo.

answer: Marta


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