The island of hispaniola was discovered by Christopher Colombus in October 12, 1492 in his first voyage to the new world.  The island is divided in two parts: Haiti in the West and Dominican Republic in the East, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.  The two-thirds of the island belongs to Dominican republic.  Its 870 mile coast offers one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.


Area: 48442km2

Terrain: Mountainous

Climate: Maritime Tropical

Population: (2007) 9765 million

Ethnic Groups: Mixed 73%, European 16%, African origin 11%

Language: Spanish

Religion: Roman Catholic

Government: Representative Democracy


Dominican republic enjoys a stable government and a growing economy.  Its one of the top invested destination in the area.  It offers some of the most affordable real estate in the entire Caribbean.

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