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Dominican Republic
República Dominicana  (Spaingie)
Banner o Dominican Republic
Banner
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Coat o airms
Motto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad" (Spaingie)
"God, Hameland, Freedom"
Anthem: Quisqueyanos Valientes
Valiant Quisqueyans 
Location o Dominican Republic
Caipital
and largest city
Santo Domingo
19°00′N 70°40′W / 19.000°N 70.667°W / 19.000; -70.667
Offeecial leids Spaingie
Ethnic groups (1960[1]a)
Demonym Dominican
Govrenment Unitar presidential republic
• Preses
Danilo Medina
Margarita Cedeño de Fernández
Legislatur Congress
Senate
Chaumer o Deputes
Unthirldom
• frae Spain (ephemeral)
December 1, 1821[2]
• frae Haiti (offeecial)
Februar 27, 1844[2] (not recognized by Haiti until November 9, 1874)c[3]
• frae Spain (restoration)
August 16, 1863[2] (recognised on March 3, 1865)
• frae the Unitit States (occupation)
Julie 12, 1924[4]
Aurie
• Total
48,315 km2 (18,655 sq mi) (128th)
• Water (%)
0.7[5]
Population
• 2017 estimate
10,800,857[6] (86t)
• 2010 census
9,478,612[7]
• Density
224/km2 (580.2/sq mi) (65t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$174.180 billion[8] (72nt)
• Per capita
$17,096[8] (76t)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Tot
$76.850 billion[8] (67t)
• Per capita
$7,543[8] (74t)
Gini (2012) positive decrease 47.1[9]
heich
HDI (2015) Increase 0.732[10]
heich · 99t
Currency Peso[2] (DOP)
Time zone UTC  −4:00[5] (Staundart Time Caribbean)
Drivin side richt
Cawin code +1-809, +1-829, +1-849
Internet TLD .do[5]
  1. Race wis dropped frae the census efter 1960.
  2. Includin Arabs as well.
  3. A covenant wis signed atween twa commissions frae baith kintras on Julie 26, 1867, but it did nae enter intae force acause it wis nae approved bi the Senate o Haiti.
Soorces for aurie, caipital, coat o airms, coordinates, banner, leid, motto an names: [2]
For an alternate aurie feegur o 48,730 km2, cryin code 809 an Internet TLD: [5]

The Dominican Republic (Listeni /dɒmˌɪnɪkən rɪˈpʌblɪk/; Spaingie: República Dominicana, pronoonced [reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana]) is a naition on the island o Hispaniola, pairt o the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The wastren third o the island is occupied bi the naition o Haiti, makin Hispaniola ane o twa Caribbean islands that are shared bi twa kintras. Baith bi aurie an population, the Dominican Republic is the seicont lairgest Caribbean naition (efter Cuba), wi 48,442 square kilometres (18,704 sq mi) an an estimatit 10 million fowk.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cuarto Censo Nacional de Población, 1960. Santo Domingo: Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas. 1966. p. 32. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Embassy of the Dominican Republic, in the United States". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-06-26. Retrieved February 27, 2009. 
  3. Convenios bilaterales entre la República Dominicana y Haití [Bilateral arrangements between the Dominican Republic and Haiti] (PDF) (in Spaingie). Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Dominicana. August 2000. pp. 15–17. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on October 22, 2014. Retrieved October 22, 2014. 
  4. "12 de julio de 1924, una fecha relegada al olvido". Diario Libre. August 18, 2012. Retrieved September 24, 2014. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "CIA – The World Factbook – Dominican Republic". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved June 4, 2007. 
  6. "Estimaciones y proyecciones nacionales de población, 1950–2100" (xlsx). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2017. 
  7. Official census data. "Dominican Republic Census data"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 International Monetary Fund. "Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDP". 
  9. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved March 2, 2011. 
  10. "Human Development Report 2016" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. Retrieved March 21, 2017.