Épica epopeya República Dominicana!
Tags : #república dominicana # béisbol #Dominicanese
Rivers And Lakes:
- The DR is the second largest nation in the Caribbean.
- Santo Domingo is the oldest settlement and also the capital of the DR
- The official language is Spanish, though many other languages are also spoken all over the country
- August 16, 1865 in the DR is known as the bread basket of the Caribbean
- The national game of the DR is baseball
- The country experiences tropical climate
- Noted for invention of "Merengue" or fast-paced music.
- One of the top ten producers of cocoa
- Currency is called Dominican Peso
- Catholicism is common in the DR
- Santo Domingo
- La Romana
- San Pedro de Macodis
- San Cristobal
- La Vega
- San Fransisco de Macoris
Political And Economies
Economy has improved over the past few years by improving trade freedom, with a tariff rate of 6.1% and a trade freedom rate of 77.8, so there does seem to be a few trade barriers. The DR's economic system is a free-market, so it gives much economic freedom, and it also gives entrepreneurs and investors a good chance to sell and buy, though it is hard to make businesses because there are 7 stages to go through, one of them is being literate, infact the literacy rate is 87.0. The poverty rate is 20% and the standard of living other than that 20% living is a pretty high standard of living.
-The official language is Spanish
-16% white, 11% black, and 73% mestizo
-95% Roman Catholic
-Spanish is also called "Dominicanese"
-The national sport is baseball
-Native Taino influence jewelry and other things, still has an influence on culture today
- The largest and most known pastime in the DR is baseball
-Another pastime in the region is carnivals, and festivals
Resources and Enviromental Issues
Deforestation, sea level is rising, coral is being torn away, tourism is being affected, coral reefs are dieing, and tourism is being affected. But luckily there is 26% of the Dominican Republic that are protected areas to protect other precious materials and resources such as fauna, flora and other parts of the DR's biodiversity , they have also have a planned goal to plant 70 million trees, and they've started using more renewable energy sources such as solar energy, wind energy, and a few others.
-Avg Temps vary by altitude and location
-Lowest Avg Temps:85 degrees high, 74 degrees low in Punta Cana.
-Highest Avg Temps:89 degrees high,71 degrees low in Montecristi.
-Lowest Avg Rainfall:26.5 inches in Montecristi.
-Highest Avg Rainfall:61.6 in Puerto Plata.
Climate causes many things in the DR such as death of coral reefs, downing of tourism, and the rising of the sea level.
Es de béisbol en la República Dominicana! Esto es increíble!
Give Google Translate credit for any Spanish in this project!!! #graciasGoogleTranslate!
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