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About the Dominican Republic Country Data    
Location Geographic Boundaries  
Geographic Coordinates  
Maritime Boundaries  
Border Delimitation  
Geography Orography and Elevations Mountain Ranges
Sierras
Karstic Regions
Valleys
Elevations
Principal Elevation
Hydrography Major Lakes and Lagunas
Principal Drainage Basins
Adjecent Islands  
Territorial Division  
Climate Temperature
Average Temperatures
Precipitations
Hurricanes
Climate Change
Population Demographic Data  
Ethnic Groups  
Age groups  
Immigration    
Emigration    
Diaspora    
National Symbols Official Country Symbols  
National Bird: Cigua Palmera  
National Stone: Amber  
FNational Flower: Mahagony Flower  
Currency    
Form of Government Introduction  
Branches of Government  
Political Parties  
Dominican Political Regime  
Head of State 2004-2008  
Constitution Constitution Sources  
Characteristics and Structures  
Constitutional Reforms  
Constutition Milestone  
International Organizations Dominican Representation  
In the DR  
Embassies and Consulates Abroad  
Accredited in the DR  
Associations and Societies    
Communication and Transportation Telephones  
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Radio  
Internet  
Transportation  
Television  
RD profiles    
 
Culture Music Typical Dominican Music  
Bands  
Romantic Music and Songs  
Folk Music  
Film Introduction  
DR as a film set  
Dominican Filmography  
Dance    
Literature Introduction  
Poetry  
Fiction  
Short Story  
Essay  
Dominican History  
Bibliographical Sources  
Fragments from Dominican Literature  
Theater Introduction  
Colombino Theater  
Ind. Movement and the First Republic  
Trujillo vs. Theater  
The Modern Era  
Architecture Introduction  
First Period Features
Plazas
Streets
Neighborhoods
Buildings
Second Period Features
Plazas
Streets
Neighborhoods
Buildings
Third Period Features
Plazas
Streets
Neighborhoods
Buildings
Fourth Period Features
Plazas
Streets
Neighborhoods
Buildings
Fifth Period  
Sixth Period Characteristics
Road Infrastructure
Structures and Constructions
Important Works
Gastronomy Influences  
Conquistadors' Diet  
Colonial Foods  
Three Continents on Plates  
The Magic of Dominican Cuisine  
Fuits: Legacy of the Conquest  
Typical Food  
Beer  
Typical Dominican Expressions    
Carnivals    
Popular Religious Festivals January-June  
June-December  
National Holidays January-June  
June-December  
Myths and Beliefs    
Museums    
Sports Baseball The King of sports
Dominicans in the Major Leagues
Table of Dominicans in the Major Leagues
Dominican Professional Baseball Teams
Gallery of Photos
Golf  
Basketball  
Track and Field  
Volleyball  
Surfing  
Body Board  
Swimming  
Arts & Crafts    
Painting and Sculpture    
 
History Chronological History of DR    
DR History Inhabitants First Settlers of the island of Santo Domingo
Diet
Housing and pottery
Social Stratification
Political Division
Family and Succession
Religion, myths, and rites

Before Columbus' Arrival

Two Trade routes
The Columbus' proposal
The approval of the project
The Capitulations of Santa Fe
The Trip Preparations
The Ships
The Discovery  
Conquest and Colonization The sugar industry
Contraband and Pirates
French occupation of the western side of the island
War of reconquerers
Period of "España Boba"
The ephemeral independence
The Haitian domination
Dominican Independence  
Annexation and Restoration  
United States Presence  
Beginnings of Modernization  
Before N.American Intervention  
First North American Invasion  
Rafael Leonidas Trujillo  

Post - Trujillo Era

 
Civil War  
The 12 Years of Balaguer  

From Balaquer to Current 1978-2005

 
Santo Domingo History    
Biographies    
 
Tourism Why DR?    
How to Arrive    
What to do in DR The Colonial Zone  
Ingenios' Route  
Tourism Zones Santo Domingo, San Pedro and La Romana  
San Cristobal, Peravia and Azua  
Barahona, Bahoruco, Independencia and Pedernales  
The Heart of Cibao  
Macao, Bavaro, Punta Cana  
Monte Cristi, Dajabon, Stgo. Rdgez and Valverde  
Puerto Plata  
From Samana to Cabrera  
Beaches    
Ecotourism National Parks  
Ecotourism Axis  
Saona Island  
Cultural Tourism in Santo Domingo Southeastern Part of Santo Domingo  
The Tainos in D.R.  
Tourist Information Visas  
Tips for Travelers  
Hotels, Theaters, Restaurants    
Maps    
Embassies and Consulates Abroad  
Accredited in the DR  
Lodging by Tourist Zones Zone I  
Zone II  
Zone III  
Zone IV  
Zone V  
Zone VI  
Zone VII  
Zone VIII  
Zone IX  
More Information  
Tourism Statistics    
 
Economy Economic Indicators Economic Growth  
Productive Sectors Farming Sector
Manufacturing Sector
Mining Sector
Construction Sector
Trade Sector
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Communications Sector
Inflation  
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External Sector Balance of payments
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External Debt
Remittances
Monetary and Financial Sector  
Tourism  
Exchange Market  
Market of Work Unemployment
Informal Economy  
Indicators of Development Social Indicators  
Millenium Goals  
Agreements of Free Commerce Preferential Programs  
Agreements of Free Commerce  
History of Banking    
Legislation    
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Education and Research Primary, Secondary, and Superior Education    
Universities and Programs    
Scholarships and Exchanges Other Programs Offered  
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Statistics on Education    
 
Society Population Fertility Statistics  
Foreign Residents  
Foreign Residents' Estimates  
Migration    
Religion Introduction  
The Covenance  
Population by Religion  
Gender Public Policies  
International Agreements  
Institutional Action  
Domestic Violence  
Family    
Senior Population .  
 
Environment National Heritage Marine Ecosystems  
Mineral Resources  
Protected Areas Regulations  
Comparative Chart of Prot. Areas in the DR  
Environmental Agreements    
Environmemtal Statistics    
Fauna    
Flora    
 
Dominicans Abroad Diaspora    
Achievements    
Artists    
 
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