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Famous Dominicans

Dominican Republic's Information

Flag of Dominican Republic
Land Area 48,320 km2
Water Area 350 km2
Total Area 48,670km2 (#128)
Population 10,606,865 (#87)
Population Density 219.51/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $162.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,900
Currency Peso (DOP)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Manny Acta manager Cleveland Indians
  • Raul Aguayo sailer
  • Manny Albam jazz musician
  • Luis Alberti musician, conductor
  • Jose Alberto singer
  • Hector Valdez Albizu economist
  • Rafael Alburquerque politician
  • Antonio Alfonseca baseball player
  • Carlos Almanzar baseball player
  • Carlos Almonte Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist
  • Felipe Alou baseball manager, player
  • Jesus Alou baseball player
  • Matty Alou baseball player
  • Ines Thomas Almeida opera singer
  • Julia Alvarez author, poet (born in USA)
  • Mariasela Alvarez Miss World 1982
  • Nancy Alvarez psychologist, television talk show host
  • Joaquin Andujar baseball player
  • Andy Andy musician
  • Orlando "Hurricane" Antigua basketball player
  • Greg Aquino baseball player
  • Arambilet author
  • Joaquin Arias baseball player
  • Josefina Baez author, director
  • Buenaventura Baez former president
  • Joaquin Balaguer former president
  • Miguel Batista baseball player
  • Tony Batista baseball player
  • Danny Bautistabaseball player
  • Denny Bautista baseball player
  • Jose Bautista baseball player
  • George Bell baseball player
  • Francis Beltran baseball player
  • Adrian Beltre baseball player
  • Esteban Beltre baseball player
  • Joaquin Benoit baseball player
  • Freddy Beras-Goico comedian, television presenter
  • Julissa Bermudez actress
  • Angel Berroa baseball player
  • Rei Berroa poet, educator, critic
  • Wilson Betemit baseball player
  • Salvador Jorge Blanco former president, author
  • Juan Bosch y Gavino former president, historian
  • Monica Boyar singer
  • Juan Brito baseball player
  • Alex Bueno singer
  • Francisco Caamano former president
  • Donald Reid Cabral former president
  • Manuel del Cabral author
  • Daniel Cabrera baseball player
  • Fernando Cabrera author
  • Francisco Cabrera baseball player
  • Melky Cabrera baseball player
  • Waldo Cabrera activist, internet news host
  • Nini Caffaro singer
  • Jose Manuel Calderon musician
  • Federico Alberto Cuello Camilo diplomat
  • Michel Camilo pianist, composer
  • Las Chicas Del Can music group
  • Robinson Cano baseball player
  • Victor Capellan educator, politician
  • Sergio Carlo actor
  • Fausto Carmona baseball player

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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