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Atlas of the Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

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República Dominicana

Español República Dominicana

La República Dominicana es el país que ocupa algo más de los dos tercios orientales de La Española, isla del Archipiélago de las Antillas. Limita al Norte con el Océano Atlántico, al Sur con el Mar Caribe o de las Antillas, al Este con el Canal de la Mona, que la separa de Puerto Rico, y al Oeste con la República de Haití. Tiene una superficie territorial de 48,670 km² y una población de más de 9 millones de habitantes. La sede de gobierno y capital del país es Santo Domingo.

English Dominican Republic - Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a country located on the eastern two-thirds of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, bordering ► Haiti. Hispaniola is the second-largest of the Greater Antilles islands, and lies west of ► Puerto Rico and east of ► Cuba and ► Jamaica. Dominicans sometimes refer to their country as Quisqueya, a name for Hispaniola used by indigenous Taíno people meaning "high land", referring to the highest portion of the hisponiola island. The Dominican Republic is not to be confused with Dominica, another Caribbean country.


Short name  Dominican Republic
Official  name Dominican Republic
Status Independent country since 1844
Location Caribbean
Capital Santo Domingo de Guzmán
Population 9,183,984 inhabitants
Area 48,442 km²
Major  languages Spanish (official)
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Dominican Republic, Geography of the Dominican Republic, History of the Dominican Republic and Politics of the Dominican Republic
More  images Dominican Republic - Dominican Republic (Category).

General maps

Dominican republic sm03.jpg Map of the Dominican Republic
Domrepmap.gif Map of the Dominican Republic
Hispaniola lrg.jpg Topography of Hispaniola

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

DominicanRepublicSubdivisions.png Provinces of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic municipalities.png Municipalities of the Dominican Republic

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

15thcenturyhispaniola.JPG 15th century map of Hispaniola

Satellite maps

Dominican Republic Blue Marble.png Satellite Image
DominicanRep NorthCoast ISS009-E-12329.jpg Satellite Image of the North Coast

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