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Official Name
Dominican Republic
Motto
God, Homeland, Freedom
Region
America
Sub-Region
Caribbean
Capital
Santo Domingo
Currency
Dominican Peso (DOP)
Independence Day
27 Feb 1844: Independence re-declared from Haiti in 1844, after a 22-year occupation.
Population
10,378,267
Nationality
Dominican
Ethnic Group
72.9% Mixed, 16.1% Whiteb, 10.9% Black, 0.1% Yellow
Area
48,671 km2
Neighbor Countries
Haiti
Time Zone
Standard Time Caribbean (UTC -4:00)
Geo Location
Latitude 19.00, Longitude -70.67
Dialing Code
+1809
ISO 9166 alpha 2 code
DO
ISO 9166 alpha 3 code
DOM
ISO 9166 numeric 3 code
214
Code for International Olympic Committee
DOM
Country Domain (ccTLD)
.do