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Dominica is a mountainous Caribbean island nation with natural hot springs and tropical rainforests. Morne Trois Pitons National Park is home to the volcanically heated, steam-covered Boiling Lake. The park also encompasses sulphur vents, the 65m-tall Trafalgar Falls and narrow Titou Gorge. To the west is Dominica’s capital, Roseau, with colorful timber houses and botanic gardens.

Languages: English (official), French

Ethnic Groups: African 75%, European 0.8%, mixed 19%, East Indians 0.1%,

Belief Systems: Roman Catholic 61%, Protestant 28.6%, Rastafarian 1.3%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other 0.3%, none 6.1%


Population: 73449 people (World Rank: 207th) (2014 estimate)
Population Density: 253 people/mi^2 (People per Square Mile) (World Rank: 113th) (2014 estimate)
Population Growth: 0.219 %/yr (World Rank: 194th) (2013 estimate)
Life Expectancy: 75.5 years (World Rank: 85th) (2009 estimate)

Sites for More Information:

Map of Dominica
From Google maps

World Factbook

Dominica - General Information
Columbia Encyclopedia Entry for Dominica
Quick Citation

Embassy of Dominica
in Washington D.C.

Government of Dominica Web Sites
Directory of government Web sites and other links by Gunnar Anzinger.

Travel Info for Dominica
from travelnotes.org

Local Weather Conditions

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