National Symbols of Dominica

Dominica is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Dominica is Roseau.

The official language is English and the Eastern Caribbean dollar is the currency of the Dominica. The domain is .dm and the country code is +767.

National day is celebrated on 3 Nov 1978. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Dominica is no exception.

In Dominica, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Dominican people. Mamajuana is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Dominica. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Dominican symbol.

The country was founded by Prime Minister Patrick John. The current president of Dominica is Charles Savarin and Roosevelt Skerrit is the Prime Minister.

In Dominica the power plugs and sockets are of type D, G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Dominican national anthem was written by Wilfred Oscar Morgan Pond and composed by Lemuel McPherson Christian.

Country information

Official name(s) Commonwealth of Dominica
Alternative name(s) Commonwealth of Dominica (official, English)
Regional location Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago
Country name etymology "Sunday Island" in Latin, feminized from diēs Dominicus ("Sunday", lit. "Lordly Day")
Climate Tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds; heavy rainfall
Terrain Rugged mountains of volcanic origin
Population 71,986
National Day 3 Nov 1978
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity, Folk religion
Country code +767
Literacy rate 93.73%
Currency Eastern Caribbean dollar
Capital city Roseau
Domain(TLD) .dm
Ethnicity Black (African), Kalinago, & European
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Dominican
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 750 km2 (290 sq mi)
Timezone UTC–4 (AST)
Average elevation 724 m (2,372 ft)
Coastline 148 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Dominica

Flag map of Dominica

Motto of Dominica

Après Bondié, C'est la Ter - Patois- "After God, the Earth"

National animal of Dominica

The National animal of Dominica is Sisserou parrot

National Animal of Dominica - Sisserou parrot

National flower of Dominica

The National flower of Dominica is Sabinea Carinalis. Botanical name is .

National flower of Dominica - Sabinea Carinalis

National bird of Dominica

The National bird of Dominica is Sisserou parrot

National bird of Dominica - Sisserou parrot

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Dominican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Appearance can be deceiving. A wolf can disguise himself as a sheep.

A good surgeon must have a hawk’s eye, a lion’s heart and a woman’s hand.

The way of this world is to praise dead saints and persecute living ones.

It is a fine thing to command, though it be only a herd of cattle.

One nail raises another nail.

By trying is how you will know.

Don’t be like the shadow: a constant companion, yet not a comrade.

Never say from that water I will never drink.

Until the nail is hit, it doesn’t believe in the hammer.

The rain that is going to fall doesn’t wet you.

If fate throws a knife at you, there are two ways of catching it: by the blade or by the handle.

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