Dominican Republic

Capital and major cities

Capital-Santo Domingo

Major cities- Punta Cana, Barahona, La Romana

Imports and exports

The Domincan Republic imports things like food, petroleum, cotton and fabric, and chemicals and pharmaceuticals from The United States, Venezuela, China, Mexico, and Colombia. They export ferronickel, sugar, gold, silver, coffee, coca, tobacco, meats, and consumer goods to The United States, Venezuela, China, Mexico, and Columbia.

Independence

The Dominican Republic was controlled by Hati until the 27th of Febuary, 1844.

Geography

The Dominican Republic is in the Caribbean, east of Hati. It shares the island of Hispaniola with Hati. The coastline of The Dominican Republic is 1,288 kilometers and it also is in the hurricane belt, which means they get severe hurricanes and storms from June to October.

Politics and Diplomacy

The Dominican Republic has a democratic republic government, the president is Danilo MGDINA Sanches. The Domincan Republic is in good terms with other countries because it belongs to many international organizations such as the United Nations. The Dominican republic also speaks Spanish and uses Pesos for a currency.

Tourism

The Dominican Republic is a beautiful island located in the Caribbean Sea. It also has many beautiful beaches.