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Geography Statistics of Dominican Republic

  • Coastline: 800 miles (1,288 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 18,815 sq miles (48,730 sq km)
    (water) 135.13 sq miles (350 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 18,950.13 sq miles (49,080.61 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: The Dominican Republic is divided into 31 provinces: Azua, Baoruco, Barahona, Dajabón, Distrito Nacional, Duarte, Elías Piña, El Seibo, Espaillat, Hato Mayor, Hermanas Mirabal, Independencia, La Altagracia, La Romana, La Vega, María Trinidad Sánchez, Monseñor Nouel, Monte Cristi, Monte Plata, Pedernales, Peravia, Puerto Plata, Samaná, Sánchez Ramírez, San Cristóbal, San José de Ocoa, San Juan, San Pedro de Macorís, Santiago, Santiago Rodríguez, Santo Domingo, Valverde
  • Horizontal Width: 240 mi (386 km) extending from Cape Engaño to the Haitian border
  • Vertical Length: 162 mi (261 km) from Cape Isabela to Cape Beata

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (none)
  • Geographic Center: 9.2 miles southeast of La Vega
  • Highest Point: Pico Duarte 10164 ft. (3,098 m)
  • Lowest Point: Lago Enriquillo -150.92 ft. (-46 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

Dominican Republic Photographs

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Satellite image of Lago Enriquillo

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.