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Dominican Republic's Information

Flag of Dominican Republic
Land Area 48,320 km2
Water Area 350 km2
Total Area 48,670 km2
Population 10,606,865
Population Density 217.93 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $162.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,900
Currency Peso (DOP)
Largest Cities
  • Santo Domingo (2,201,941)
  • Santiago de los Caballeros (1,200,000)
  • Santo Domingo Oeste (701,269)
  • San Pedro de Macoris (217,899)
  • La Romana (208,437)
  • Bella Vista (175,683)
  • San Cristobal (154,040)
  • Puerto Plata (146,000)
  • San Francisco de Macoris (124,763)
  • Salvaleon de Higuey (123,787)
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.

A

  • 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
B
  • 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
C
  • 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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C continued

  • Angela Carrasco singer
  • Rico Carty baseball player
  • Alberto Castillo baseball player
  • Juan Castillo filmmaker
  • Luis Castillo baseball player
  • Marino Vinicio Castillo attorney, politician
  • Aisha Syed Castro violinist
  • Bernie Castro baseball player
  • Fabio Castro baseball player
  • Nelson L. Castro politician in USA
  • Starlin Castro baseball player
  • Cesar Cedeno baseball player
  • Charytin actress, singer
  • Alexandra Cheron actress
  • Jesus Colome baseball player
  • Bartolo Colon baseball player
  • Roman Colon baseball player
  • Jaime Colson artist
  • Hilma Contreras author
  • Francisco Cordero baseball player
  • Jose Guillermo Cortines actor
  • Carlos Cruz boxing champion
  • Deivi Cruz baseball player
  • Leonardo "Leo" Cruz boxing champion
  • Johnny Cueto baseball player
D
  • Dawson Danger DJ, designer
  • Jose DeCamps dancer
  • Victor de la Cruz cigar master blender
  • Oscar de la Renta fashion designer
  • Nelson de la Rosa actor
  • Junot Diaz author
  • Manuel Felix Diaz olympic medalist, boxer
  • Octavio Dotel baseball player
  • Juan Pablo Duarte a founding father of Dominican Republic
  • Mario Alvarez Dugan journalist, editor

E

  • El Cata songwriter, record producer
  • El Jeffrey singer
  • El Prodigio accordionist
  • Edwin Encarnacion baseball player
  • Juan Encarnacion baseball player
  • Adriano Espaillat politician in USA
  • Edward Vinicio Espinal footballer
  • Jackeline Estevez singer
F
  • Pedro Santana Familias first president
  • Magali Febles beauty pageant producer
  • Pedro Feliz baseball player
  • Antonio Guzman Fernandez former president
  • Arturo Rodriguez Fernandez author, film critic, playwright
  • Juan Fernandez actor
  • Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez first lady
  • Mary Joe Fernandez tennis player
  • Zacarias Ferreira singer
  • Pedro Florentino Battle of Jacuba, army general
  • Julio Franco baseball player
  • Franjul Family political, economic leaders
  • Billo Frometa conductor, arranger, composer
  • Rafael Furcal baseball player

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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.

G
  • Bartolome Gamundi business leader
  • Andres Garcia actor
  • Francisco Garcia basketball player
  • Jerry Gil baseball player
  • Paul Giudicelli artist
  • Carlos Gomez baseball player
  • Jose Francisco Pena Gomez politician
  • Maximiliano Gomez revolutionary political leader
  • Maximo Gomez military commander
  • Irv Gotti record producer
  • Aurelio Grisanty artist
  • Juan Luis Guerra singer, songwriter
  • Fernando Guerrero boxer
  • Vladimir Guerrero baseball player
  • Jose Guillen baseball player
  • Cristian Guzman baseball player
  • Freddy Guzman baseball player
  • Joan Guzman boxer
H
  • Oscar Haza television journalist
  • Tatico Henriquez accordionist
  • Martha Heredia singer
  • Julio Alberto Hernandez composer
  • Maridalia Hernandez singer
  • Runelvys Hernandez baseball player
  • Eddy Herrera singer
  • Ulises Heureaux former president
  • Alfred "Al" Horford basketball player
  • Tito Horford basketball player
J - K
  • Stan Javier baseball player
  • Ernesto Jerez sportscaster
  • Michele Jimenez ballet dancer
  • Luis Ernesto Jose boxer
  • Gilda Jovine actress
  • Krisspy meringue singer
L
  • Jose Lima baseball player
  • Guillermo Linares politician USA – New York
  • Francisco Liriano baseball player
  • Arthur Lithgow actor, director
  • Felipe Lopez basketball player
  • Nico Lora "Father of Merengue", musician
  • Los Hermanos Rosario music group
  • Ruddy Lugo baseball player
  • Hector Luna baseball player
  • Luny Tunes music producers
  • Gregorio Luperon former president
M
  • Yorlin Madera actor
  • Juan Marichal baseball player
  • Cristal Marie singer, songwriter
  • Damaso Marte baseball player
  • Jose E. Martinez attorney, jurist
  • Miguel Martinez politician
  • Pedro Martinez baseball player
  • Victor Martinez
  • Irka Mateo singer, songwriter
  • Julio Mateo baseball player
  • Hipolito Mejia former president
  • Agliberto Melendez film director
  • Ramon Matias Mella national hero
  • Miguel D. Mena poet, essayist
  • Denny Mendez actress

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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.

M continued
  • Eleoncio Mercedes boxer
  • Jose Mesa baseball player
  • Mirtha Michelle actress
  • Leopoldo Minaya poet
  • Omar Minaya baseball executive
  • Pedro Mir poet, author
  • Mirabal sisters political dissidents
  • Raul Mondesi baseball player
  • Maria Montez actress
  • Yoryi Morel artist
  • Rafael Molina Morillo journalist, diplomat
  • Omahyra Mota actress
N
  • Noztra musician
  • Leo Nunez baseball player
  • Pavel Nunez singer
O
  • Ruth Ocumarez actress
  • Jose Offerman baseball player
  • Miguel Olivo baseball player
  • Juan Franciso Ordonez guitarist, composer
  • Ramon Orlando musician
  • David Ortiz baseball player
  • Ramon Ortiz baseball player
  • Pablo Ozuna baseball player
P
  • Johnny Pacheco musician, producer
  • Leonardo Paniagua musician
  • Providencia Paredes assistant Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  • Quirino Paulino drug smuggler
  • Ronny Paulino baseball player
  • Ilka Tanya Payan actress, AIDS activist
  • Carlos Pena baseball player
  • Tony Pena baseball player
  • Wilfredo Modesto "Wily Mo" Pena baseball player
  • Feniosky Pena-Mora engineer, educator
  • Chichi Peralta singer, musician
  • Jhonny Peralta baseball player
  • Rigo Peralta artist
  • Antonio Perez baseball player
  • Manny Perez actor
  • Melido Perez baseball player
  • Neifi Perez baseball player
  • Odalis Perez baseball player
  • Pedro Saul Perez activist
  • Rafael Perez baseball player
  • Timoniel "Timo" Perez baseball player
  • Domingo Pilarte evangelist
  • Geovanny Polanco musician
  • Placido Polanco baseball player
  • Frank Moya Pons historian
  • Aida Cartagena Portalatin poet
  • Jorge Posada baseball player
  • Albert Pujols baseball player
Q - R
  • Milly Quezada singer
  • Aramis Ramirez baseball player
  • Dania Ramirez actress
  • Hanley Ramirez baseball player
  • Manny Ramirez baseball player
  • Fausto Rey singer, songwriter
  • Frank Reyes singer
  • Jose Reyes baseball player

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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.

Q - R continued

  • Leonel Fernandez Reyna president
  • Tilo Rivas politician, scientist
  • Mario Rivera musician
  • Felix Rodriguez baseball player
  • Henry Rodriguez baseball player
  • Raulin Rodriguez singer
  • Rosangela singer
  • Tono Rosario musician
  • Raulin Rosendo singer
  • Porfirio Rubirosa diplomat
S
  • Amaya Salazar artist
  • Jose Antonio "Pepillo" Salcedo former president
  • Felix Sanchez olympic medalist, hurdler
  • Francisco Rosario Sanchez a founding father of Dominican Republic
  • Jorge Noceda Sanchez artist
  • Daniel Santacruz singer, songwriter (born in USA)
  • Jose Santana economist
  • Antony Santos musician
  • Yoskar Sarante singer
  • Mariano Lebron Savinon author
  • Enrique Segoviano television producer, director
  • Luis Segura singer
  • Rafael Solano pianist, songwriter, composer
  • Alfonso Soriano baseball player
  • Sammy Sosa baseball player
T
  • Margot Taule architect, engineer
  • Julian Tavarez baseball player
  • Willy Taveras baseball player
  • Miguel Tejada baseball player
  • Robinson Tejeda baseball player
  • Jessy Terrero film director
  • Luis Terrero baseball player
  • Miguel Tio artist
  • Celines Toribio actress
  • Salomon Torres baseball player
  • Rafael Leonidas Trujillo former dictator

U - Z

  • Julian Scott Urena actor
  • Pedro Henriquez Urena essayist, philosopher, literary critic
  • Salome Urena poet
  • Juan Uribe baseball player
  • Wilson Valdez baseball player
  • Cuco Valoy singer, band leader
  • Jose Valverde baseball player
  • Annerys Vargas volleyball player
  • Claudio Vargas baseball player
  • Luis Vargas musician
  • Sergio Vargas singer
  • Wilfrido Vargas singer, songwriter
  • Amelia Vega Miss Universe 2003
  • Jack Veneno wrestler
  • Johnny Ventura singer, band leader
  • Ludo Vika actress, comedian
  • Fernando Villalona singer
  • Jose Vizcaino baseball player
  • Edinson Volquez baseball player
  • Hector Wagner baseball player
  • Elias Wessin y Wessin former air force general, politician
  • Sandra Zaiter actress, television host
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