The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. Though known for its pristine beaches, all-inclusive resorts and golfing, it has a varied terrain comprising rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. It has Spanish colonial history going back 500 years, and passionate merengue is its official music and dance.
 
Capital: Santo Domingo
Population: 10.4 million (2013) World Bank
Continent: North America

Dominican Republic Things To Know

    Places to see: Punta Cana,  Zona Colonial in Santo Domingo, Saona Island
    Main currency: Dominican peso
    Main language: Spanish
    Tipping: Waitstaff, Bartenders, and Tour Guides 10% – 15%
    What to eat: Tostones, Lechón asado,  pastelitos, quipes, Casabe, Batata Frita,
    What to drink:Presidente, Café Santo Domingo, Jugo De Chinola, Merengue, Malta, Rum: Brugal & Barceló.

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