Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

República Dominicana  (Spaingie)
Banner o Dominican Republic
Coat o airms o Dominican Republic
Coat o airms
Motto: "Dios, Patria, Libertad" (Spaingie)
"God, Hameland, Freedom"
AnthemQuisqueyanos Valientes
Valiant Quisqueyans 
Location o Dominican Republic
and largest city
Santo Domingo
19°00′N 70°40′W / 19.000°N 70.667°W / 19.000; -70.667
Offeecial leidsSpaingie
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitar presidential republic
• Preses
Danilo Medina
Margarita Cedeño de Fernández
Chaumer o Deputes
• 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]
• Total
48,315 km2 (18,655 sq mi) (128th)
• Water (%)
• 2017 estimate
10,800,857[6] (86t)
• 2010 census
• 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]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.732[10]
heich · 99t
CurrencyPeso[2] (DOP)
Time zoneUTC  −4:00[5] (Staundart Time Caribbean)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+1-809, +1-829, +1-849
ISO 3166 codeDO
  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]
Territorial organization

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. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. a b c d e "Embassy of the Dominican Republic, in the United States". Archived frae the original on 26 Juin 2015. Retrieved 27 Februar 2009.
  3. Convenios bilaterales entre la República Dominicana y Haití [Bilateral arrangements between the Dominican Republic and Haiti] (PDF) (in Spainish). Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Dominicana. August 2000. pp. 15–17. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. "12 de julio de 1924, una fecha relegada al olvido". Diario Libre. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  5. a b c d "CIA – The World Factbook – Dominican Republic". Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 4 Juin 2007.
  6. "Estimaciones y proyecciones nacionales de población, 1950–2100". Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 1 December 2014. Archived frae the original (xlsx) on 5 November 2016. Retrieved 12 Julie 2017.
  7. Official census data Archived 2011-05-04 at the Wayback Machine. "Dominican Republic Census data"
  8. a b c d International Monetary Fund. "Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDP".
  9. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011.
  10. "Human Development Report 2016" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.