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Dominica

Dominica Dominica is one of the Caribbean islands, and the culture is therefore influenced from both Europe and Africa. Going to the Cabrits National park, you will be able to explore the Fort Shirley, that have housed 600 soldiers, or find let ruins in the jungle. You will be able to experience swamps and the surrounding coast with coral reefs. One other must see is the Emerald Pool, an amazing waterfall. So as you can see, there is plenty to experience on this little island.

Area: 751 Km²
Population: 70.800 (2001 est.)
Density: 94 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Democracy
Capital: Roseau (15.900 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Black, mulatto and mestizo 91%, Amerindian 8%, White 1%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Morne Diablotin 1447 m
Principal rivers: Layou
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Dominica 751 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: English (official), French patois
Religion: Catholic 80%
Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 3/11, 4/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 001-767
GMT: -4

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