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Dominican Republic's Quick Facts

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)
  • 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)
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