The Dominican Republic is a island in the Greater Antilles Archipelago, occupying more than two thirds of the
Hispaniola Island. To north it borders the Atlantic Ocean, to south the Caribbean Sea, to east Puerto Rico, and to
west the country of Haiti.
Dominican Republic has 48,442 km2of area, with a population of 8,562,541 citizens. Its capital city is Santo
Domingo de Guzman with a population of 1,913,540 citizens. (From National Office of Statistics and Technical
Secretary of the Presidency - 2005 Census)
The official language is Spanish, although English is used in a lot of stores, tourist places and resort.
Tropical weather and the average yearly temperatures are 79ºF (26ºC). August is the hottest month of the year
and January the coolest.
The official currency is the Peso. Its value in regards to the US dollar fluctuates according the exchange rate that
the Central Bank establishes.
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