By: Ellie Wiechert
The capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo. Some major cities in the Dominican Republic are La Romana, SanPedro de Macoris, Santo Domingo Oeste, and Santiago de los Caballeros. Their official language is Spanish.
Dominican Republic was first controlled by Spain and got freedom from them in 1821. Later Haiti took control of them and Domincan Republic gained independence from them in 1844. Dominican Republic currently controls themselves.
Dominican Republic is connected to Haiti and Northeast of the Caribbean Sea.
Dominican Republics government type is Democratic Republic. Their leader is Danilo Medina Sanchez.
Domincan Republics currency is the Dominican Peso. Their economic system is capitalism.
- first place reached by Christopher Columbous
- baseball is the most popular sport
- oldest country of the Americas