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    Dominicana On Line - El Portal de la República Dominicana

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    Island and tropical, with the Atlantic and the Caribbean coiled around its coasts, the Dominican Republic occupies two thirds of the island that it shares with Haiti in the Antilles archipelago. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea , it is part of the Tropic of Cancer, in the Northern Hemisphere, and it can be found exactly between 68°19” and 72°31’ west longitude and 17º30' and 19º56' north latitude, which determines its tropical climate.

    With a privileged position in the Caribbean, between the islands of Cuba and Puerto Rico, it shares the island of Hispaniola with the Republic of Haiti . The Atlantic Ocean bathes its northern coast and the Caribbean seaboard is to the east and south, while the Republic of Haiti extends to the west, with an area of 27,700 square kilometers.

    Due to its 48,198 square kilometer area, including adjacent islands, the Dominican Republic occupies second place in size among the countries of the Major Antilles. It is approximately 837 nautical miles from Florida, United States and approximately 70 nautical miles from Puerto Rico .

    Geographic boundaries

    • To the north: Atlantic Ocean

    • To the south: Caribbean Sea or Antillean Sea

    • To the east: La Mona canal

    •  To the west: Republic of Haiti

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