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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

World Factbook

Dominica - General Information

Travel Info for Dominica

Embassy of Dominica
in Washington D.C.

Government of Dominica Web Sites
by Gunnar Anzinger

Local Weather Conditions

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