The official language in Dominican Republic is Spanish, however the majority of employees in hotels and tourist destinations speak good English, Italian, French and German.
Click here to view useful spanish expressions.
Flag Colours meaning: Blue-Liberty, White-Salvation, Red-Blood of heroes.
The capital is Santo Domingo, the first city settled in the New World.
- Notes: 20 50 100 200 500 1000 and 2000 RDS denominations
- Coins: 1 5 10 and 25 cents
stify; ">The Dominican Republic use the metric system. Nevertheless, the country apply certain units from other systems, mainly the system used in the United States. Here find clear examples :
The Catholicism is the predominant religion, but other religions such as Protestantism and Jehovah's Witnesses have a growing presence in the country.
The Virgen de La Altagracia (Virgin of Holy Grace) is the nation's patron saint.
Baseball is the national sport in the country.
The Dominican Republic has the second highest number of Major League Baseball (MLB) players in the world after the United States.
Cueva de las Maravillas
Altos de Chavon
"I haven't been everywhere, but it’s on my list" - Susan Sontag