Dominican Republic Overview

Dominican Republic Overview

GENERAL Capital Santo Domingo. Geography As a country located in North America according to computerannals, the Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean and shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti. The landscape is wooded and mountainous with fertile valleys and plains. On the coasts in the north, south-east and east there are excellent beaches, […]

Dominican Republic Religion

Freedom of religion prevails and is generally respected. The overwhelming majority of Dominicans are Catholics and the Catholic Church has a special position. However, other churches, such as Protestant or Free Church communities, are growing rapidly. The Catholic Church enjoys several privileges: it is tax-exempt and receives state funds, and the Cardinal has the rank […]