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Brief information about the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a nation in the West Indies that occupies most of the island of Haiti and adjacent smaller islands. The island of Haiti is part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the northern Caribbean Sea. The Dominican Republic shares a land border with the state of Haiti, washed by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south.

The population is about 10,499,707 and the republic has an area of 48,670 km². This makes the Dominican Republic is the second largest country in the West Indies by area and population after Cuba.
The capital of the Dominican Republic is the city of Santa Domingo, located on the Caribbean coast in the southeast of the island of Haiti.

The largest cities are Santo Domingo with a population of 1,128,678, Santiago de los Treintas Caballeros (535,400), Los Alcarrisos (272,766), Iguay (150,000), Concepción de la Vega (248,089) and San Cristobal with a population of 232,769.

Popular and top resorts in the Dominican Republic include Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, Samana, Boca Chica, La Romana, Santo Domingo, Juan Dolio and Bahiaibe.

The main economic sectors of the Dominican Republic are agriculture, mining, energy and tourism. Nickel, gold and silver are mined in the republic. It is also one of the world’s major centers for the cultivation of sugar cane and avocados.

The Dominican Republic is a popular tourist destination in the Caribbean due to its warm climate and beautiful sandy beaches. The Dominican Republic is one of the best surfing, windsurfing, snorkeling and diving destinations in the Western Hemisphere.

Climate in the Dominican Republic

The climate in the Dominican Republic is warm and tropical, attracting tourists all year round. The hot tropical climate is tempered by the trade winds, and thanks to the mountain systems, the climate in the Republic is more varied.

The average annual temperature in the Dominican Republic is +25 °C. In the coastal areas this figure is +28°C and in mountainous areas it is around +21°C. The air temperature rarely exceeds the +33°C mark and does not fall below 0°C.

In the coldest months, January and February, the daytime temperature does not exceed +22 °C. And in the hot months of July and August, it stays at +28 to +33 °C.

Precipitation is quite high, from 1000 to 1500 mm per year. Most of it falls during the rainy season from August to October. Strong and destructive hurricanes are not uncommon in the Dominican Republic, occurring in the period from August to October.

Sights of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is one of the most popular tourist destinations among the Caribbean countries, known for many interesting sights. These include ancient fortresses and cathedrals, luxurious palaces, natural parks, caves, lakes, botanical gardens and mountains.

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in the Dominican Republic include: Columbus Lighthouse, Samana Peninsula with beautiful beaches and popular resorts, Plaza de España in Santo Domingo, Osama Fortress in Santo Domingo, Nuestra Señora de La Altagracia Cathedral, Santo Domingo Cathedral, National Palace (residence of the Dominican President), Fort San Felipe in Puerto Plata, Ocean World Adventure Park on the beach in Puerto Plata, the ruins of the Franciscan Monastery in Santo Domingo and the Los Trees Ojos Caves.

Popular natural attractions include: Armando Bermudez National Park, Los Itises National Park, Jaragua National Park, El Choco National Park, Del Este National Park, Mount Redonda 330 meters above sea level with spectacular views of the surrounding area, Natural Eyes Ecopark in Punta Cana, Lake Enriquillo, Dr. Rafael National Botanical Gardens in Santo Domingo and others.

Popular museums in the Dominican Republic include the Dominican Museum of Man, the Royal Palace Museum and Altos de Chavon (a recreated replica of a medieval Spanish village).

Beaches of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is one of the best beach vacation destinations in the world, thanks to its warm tropical climate and a huge number of luxurious beaches. The beach season here lasts all year round. The temperature of the sea water varies from +24 to +27°C during the year. The rainy season lasts from May to October, but short showers during this period do not affect the beach vacation much.

Some of the most popular and beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic include: Playa Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, El Cortecito Beach in Punta Cana, Playa Cabarete Beach on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, Playa de Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana, Playa de Macao Beach on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, Boca Chica Beach in the resort of the same name, Playa de Caleta Beach, Playa Bayahibe on the southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Playa Dorada on the northern coast, Playa Alicia d El Batey, Putno Popi Beach in Las Terrenas on the Samana Peninsula in the north of the Dominican Republic, Las Galeras on the Samana Peninsula and others.