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Dominican Republic
República Dominicana  (Spaingie)
Banner o Dominican Republic
Coat o airms o Dominican Republic
Banner Coat o airms
Naitional motto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad"  (Spanish)
("God, Faitherland, Liberty")
Locaition o Dominican Republic
Location o Dominican Republic
Offeecial leid Spainyie
Caipital Santo Domingo
Lairgest ceety Santo Domingo

Heid o State -

Representative Democracy

Preses o the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernández

Area 48,442 km (18,704 sq mi)
Population 10,090,000
Foondin 1 Dizember 1821
Siller Dominican peso (DOP)
Time zone UTC -4
Naitional anthem Himno Nacional
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD .do
Cawin code +1-809, +1-829, +1-849

The Dominican Republic (Listeni /dɒmˌɪnɪkən rɪˈpʌblɪk/; Spanish: República Dominicana, pronounced [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 nation (after Cuba), with 48,442 square kilometres (18,704 sq mi) an an estimated 10 million fowk.