Dominican Republic

środa, 12 czerwca 2013

The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two countries. Both by area and population, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation (after Cuba), with 48,445 square kilometres and an estimated 10 million people, one million of which in the capital city, Santo Domingo.

Did you know that:
Dominican Republic is known for its sugar processing, which is one of the major industries in the country.
2. The Dominican Republic is the oldest country in the Americas. It was discovered by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage in 1492.
3. There are
a lot of monuments, such as the oldest in America church, monastery and university.
4. When you're winning too much in some casinos, you have to reckon with the fact that they can not pay.

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