Facts About Dominica - Dominique Island



Facts About Dominica

The island of Dominica is located in the Caribbean. This island is between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Language: English

  • Currency: Eastern Caribbean dollar (EC$)

  • Population: 72,660 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 751 square kilometers

  • Capital: Roseau

  • Borders: None

  • Industries:
    Include soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks, and shoes. Agriculture: bananas, citrus, mangoes, root crops, coconuts, cocoa; forest and fishery

  • Land divisions:
    Dominica has 10 parishes; Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, Saint Patrick, Saint Paul, and Saint Peter.

  • Major Cities:
    Roseau (Saint George), Portsmouth (Saint John), Marigot (Saint Andrew), Berekua (Saint Patrick), Mahaut (Saint Paul), Saint Joseph (Saint Joseph), Wesley (Saint Andrew), Salisbury (Saint Joseph), Castle Bruce (Saint David), La Plaine (Saint Patrick).

    List of Dominica Islands:
    Bird Island (Ile Des Aves)- in dispute with Venezuela and Dominic



    English
    Caribbean Countries | Caribbean Map | Dominica Flag | Dominica Map

    Español
    Paises del Caribe | Mapa del Caribe | Bandera Dominica | Mapa de Dominica





    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/do.html
    http://www.avirtualdominica.com/creole.cfm
    http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Americas/Dominica-MONEY.html
    http://www.geonames.org/DM/largest-cities-in-dominica.html

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