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Where is Dominica?

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Located in the continent of the Caribbean, Dominica covers 751 square kilometers of land, making it the 193rd largest nation in terms of land area.

Dominica became an independent state in 1978, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Dominica is 73,126 (2012) and the nation has a density of 97 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Dominica is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD). As well, the people of Dominica are refered to as Dominican.

The dialing code for the country is 1 and the top level internet domain for Dominican sites is .dm.

Dominica does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Dominica section.

Quick facts

Population 73,126
Density 97.4 / km2 ( 252.2 / mi2 )
Language English
Independence Year 1978
Capital Roseau (Saint George)
Currency East Caribbean Dollar
GDP 537,777,778 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 7,354 (2014 data)
Land Area 751 km2 (290 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -61.490
Maximum Longitude -61.240
Mininum Latitude 15.210
Maximum Latitude 15.640

What is the capital of Dominica?

map showing the location of Dominica
Location of Roseau on a map.

Roseau is the capital city of Dominica. It has a population of 16,571, and is located on a latitue of 15.3 and longitude of -61.39.

Roseau is also the political center of Dominica, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Roseau, the Capital Of Dominica

City Roseau
Country Dominica
Population 16,571
Longitude -61.38808000
Latitude 15.30174000
Elevation 11 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.