Dominican Republic

Located on the continent of North America

Fun Fact

Santo Domingo was chosen as the Cultural Capital of the Americas for 2010. The prestigious nomination is comparable to being selected to host the World Expo or Olympic Games. The DR is credited creating and developing the Merengue style of music,which is fast-pasted,rhythmic dance music. The Amber Museum in Puerto Plata houses the famous amber stone with a prehistoric mosquito preserved inside,which can be seen in the box office hit,"Jurassic Park". Amber is a fossil tree resin found in only a few places in the world.
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President Danilo Medina

Medina was the oldest out of eight children born to a family in the rural town of Arroyo Cano. After the fifth grade he went to go live with his uncle in San Juan to continue his education.

Monumento de Santiago

This is a landmark from the Dominican Republic.
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Capuchin Monkeys

Capuchin monkeys are mammals.
Prince Royce - Stand By Me (Music Video)
WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC 2013 3/16/13 PUERTO RICO VS DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Dominican Baseball is the most popular sport in Dominican Republic. Also the white team is the Dominican Republic.

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Dominican Dinner Plate

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Things that make Dominican Republic Special

The island was discovered by Christopher Colombus in 1492 and became the first place that the Europeans settled in the New World.

Translations in Spanish

Hello-Hola

Please -por favor

Thank you-Gracias

Goodbye-Adios

Yes-Si

No-No