Dominican Republic

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The country of Dominican Republic

Continent: North America

States/Provinces in Dominican Republic: Distrito Nacional

 


Emergencies in this area: 2011 Hurricane Irene, 2012 Hurricane Isaac, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, 2017 Hurricane Irma, 2017 Hurricane Maria

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Introduction

The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,442 square kilometres (18,704 sq mi) and an estimated 10 million people. Wikipedia:Dominican Republic

Provinces and capitals

Province Capital
Area (km²)
Population
Density
Azua Province Azua de Compostela 2531.77 242109 96
Baoruco Province Neiba 1282.23 114967 90
Barahona Province Santa Cruz de Barahona 1739.38 200602 115
Dajabón Province Dajabón 1020.73 66954 66
Distrito Nacional Santo Domingo 104.44 1111838 10646
Duarte Province San Francisco de Macorís 1605.35 299188 186
Elías Piña Province Comendador 1426.20 72130 51
El Seibo Province Santa Cruz de El Seibo 1786.80 105994 59
Espaillat Province Moca 838.62 237101 283
Hato Mayor Province Hato Mayor del Rey 1329.29 90773 68
Hermanas Mirabal Province Salcedo 440.43 103259 234
Independencia Province Jimaní 2006.44 55223 28
La Altagracia Province Salvaleón de Higüey 3010.34 229428 76
La Romana Province La Romana 653.95 246234 377
La Vega Province Concepción de La Vega 2287.24 429563 188
María Trinidad Sánchez Province Nagua 1271.71 141678 111
Monseñor Nouel Province Bonao 992.39 194505 196
Monte Cristi Province San Fernando de Monte Cristi 1924.35 120833 63
Monte Plata Province Monte Plata 2632.14 210365 80
Pedernales Province Pedernales 2074.53 25478 12
Peravia Province Baní 792.33 202250 255
Puerto Plata Province San Felipe de Puerto Plata 1852.90 327511 177
Samaná Province Santa Bárbara de Samaná 853.74 98820 116
Sánchez Ramírez Province Cotuí 1196.13 156238 131
San Cristóbal Province San Cristóbal 1265.77 660009 521
San José de Ocoa Province San José de Ocoa 855.40 69204 81
San Juan de la Maguana Province San Juan de la Maguana 3569.39 245377 69
San Pedro de Macorís Province San Pedro de Macorís 1255.46 337108 269
Santiago de los Caballeros Province Santiago de los Caballeros 2836.51 1046182 369
Santiago Rodríguez Province San Ignacio de Sabaneta 1111.14 54865 49
Santo Domingo Province Santo Domingo Este 1296.35 2198333 1696
Valverde Province Santa Cruz de Mao 823.38 190253 231

See also


Azua | Baoruco | Barahona | Dajabón | Distrito Nacional | Duarte | Elías Piña | El Seibo | Espaillat | Hato Mayor | Hermanas Mirabal | Independencia | La Altagracia | La Romana | La Vega | María Trinidad Sánchez | Monseñor Nouel | Monte Cristi | Monte Plata | Pedernales | Peravia | Puerto Plata | Samaná | Sánchez Ramírez | San Cristóbal | San José de Ocoa | San Juan | San Pedro de Macorís | Santiago | Santiago Rodríguez | Santo Domingo | Valverde