About Dominican Rep.

Basic Information


Official Language: Spanish

Capital: Santo Domingo

Currency: Peso

Drive in the: Right


Dominican Republic is located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and it’ssituated on the eastern part of the second-largest island in the Greater Antillas, Hispaniola.


The island has become the Caribbean's largest tourist destination; having as one of its top attractions year-round golf courses. In this mountainous land it can also be found the Caribbean's highest mountain, Pico Duarte, as is Lake Enriquillo, the Caribbean's largest lake and lowest elevation. As you can see, you won’t only find beautiful beaches; you will also discover unbelievable scenes.


Music and sports are, as well, of the highest importance in the Dominican culture, having merengue as their national music and dance and baseball as their favorite sport.


In Dominican Republic you will find many different places to visit, all of them with a unique taste of the Caribbean.