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Facts about Dominica

Administrative divisions: 10 parishes; Saint Andrew , Saint David , Saint George , Saint John , Saint Joseph , Saint Luke , Saint Mark , Saint Patrick , Saint Paul , Saint Peter
Area: total: 754 sq km land: 754 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in 1763 , which made the island a colony in 1805. In 1980 , two years after independence , Dominica's fortunes improved when a corrupt and tyrannical administration was replaced by that of Mary Eugenia CHARLES , the first female prime minister in the Caribbean , who remained in office for 15 years. Some 3 ,000 Carib Indians still living on Dominica are the only pre-Columbian population remaining in the eastern Caribbean.
Flag description: green , with a centered cross of three equal bands - the vertical part is yellow (hoist side) , black , and white and the horizontal part is yellow (top) , black , and white; superimposed in the center of the cross is a red disk bearing a sisserou parrot encircled by 10 green , five-pointed stars edged in yellow; the 10 stars represent the 10 administrative divisions (parishes)
Capital: name: Roseau geographic coordinates: 15 18 N , 61 24 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds; heavy rainfall
Currency code: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Ethnic groups: black 86.8% , mixed 8.9% , Carib Amerindian 2.9% , white 0.8% , other 0.7% (2001 census)
Geographic coordinates: 15 25 N , 61 20 W
Geography note: known as "The Nature Island of the Caribbean" due to its spectacular , lush , and varied flora and fauna , which are protected by an extensive natural park system; the most mountainous of the Lesser Antilles , its volcanic peaks are cones of lava craters and include Boiling Lake , the second-largest , thermally active lake in the world
Government type: parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: US 23.5% , China 20.6% , Trinidad and Tobago 12.9% , Japan 10.8% , South Korea 4.5% (2007)
Internet country code: .dm
Land boundaries: 148 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: English (official) , French patois
Location: Caribbean , island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean , about half way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Independence Day , 3 November (1978)
Nationality: noun: Dominican(s) adjective: Dominican
Natural hazards: flash floods are a constant threat; destructive hurricanes can be expected during the late summer months
Population: 72 ,514 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4% , Seventh Day Adventist 6% , Pentecostal 5.6% , Baptist 4.1% , Methodist 3.7% , Church of God 1.2% , Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2% , other Christian 7.7% , Rastafarian 1.3% , other or unspecified 1.6% , none 6.1% (2001 census)
Terrain: rugged mountains of volcanic origin
Unemployment rate: 23% (2000 est.)

Capital of Commonwealth of Dominica

Roseau (click to view Roseau map)

Places in Dominica

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Dominica. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Saint Andrew Parish (19 google map locations)
Saint David Parish (20 google map locations)
Saint George Parish (12 google map locations)
Saint John Parish (13 google map locations)
Saint Joseph Parish (9 google map locations)
Saint Luke Parish (2 google map locations)
Saint Mark Parish (3 google map locations)
Saint Patrick Parish (12 google map locations)
Saint Paul Parish (6 google map locations)
Saint Peter Parish (3 google map locations)

Random cities in Dominica

Roseau, the capital city of Dominica.

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