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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.

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  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • 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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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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