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Countries : Dominican Republic :    



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   Capital   
Santo Domingo
  
   Population   
8,950,034 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
Spanish
  
   Independence   
27 February 1844 (from Haiti)
   Location   
Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti
  
   Area   
total: 48,730 sq km ; land: 48,380 sq km ; water: 350 sq km ;
  
   Land boundaries   
border countries: Haiti 360 km
  
   Climate   
tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation; seasonal variation in rainfall


  
   Natural resources   
: nickel, bauxite, gold, silver
  
   Government type   
representative democracy
  
   Currency - Currency code   
Peso (DOP)

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   Internet country code:   
.do
  
   Internet users:   
500,000 (2003)

   Weather   
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