It shares a single border with Haiti to the west. It also has a coastline along the Caribbean Sea to the north, east and south.
This beautiful country has an area of 18,704 square miles (48,442 square kilometres).
Flag of the Dominican Republic
This makes it the second largest nation in the West Indies.
The international dialling code for Dominican Republic is +1809.
Dominican Republic’s population was 10.63 million in 2018.
The capital city is called Santo Domingo; it covers an area of 40.3 square miles (104.4 square kilometres) and has a population of 2.2 million (2011).
Dominican Republic’s terrain is made up of rugged highlands and mountains with fertile valleys, along with perfect sandy beaches and crisp clear water – perfect for exploring or relaxing!
Around 25% of Dominican Republic’s land and coastline is protected as a national park, reserve or sanctuary. This is to ensure its amazing flora and fauna will be able to be enjoyed for many years to come!