- Population: 10.77 Million
- Capital: Santo Domingo
- Langauge: Spanish
- Currency: Dominican Peso
- Emergency No: 911
- Size – 18,704 Square Miles
The Dominican Republic shares half of it’s Island with Haiti making it only one of 2 Caribbean islands to have 2 sovereign states on one island.
The Dominican Republic has been for many years the most visited of the Caribbean islands with a popular year round golf tourism that keeps them popular.
There is no surprise why the Dominican Republic is the most popular Caribbean island with stunning white sand beaches and beautiful resorts that are enticing people worldwide.
For the shopaholics among you the Dominican Republic has Amber as its national gem and you can buy in almost every shop. There is also an amazing Amber Museum in a beautiful Victorian building.
For the thrill seekers out there, there are so many amazing options from Zip-lining through the rain-forest to go carting at the fun city action park.
If water sports are more your thing then take advantage of some windsurfing, kite surfing or parasailing.
Whatever your holiday dream is Dominican Republic has it all.