National Symbols of Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Haiti, . The capital of Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo.

The official language is Spanish and the Dominican Peso is the currency of the Dominican Republic. The domain is .do and the country code is +1.

National day is celebrated on 27 Feb 1844. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Dominican Republic is no exception.

In Dominican Republic, Baseball 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 Dominican Republic. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Pedro Mir represent a national Dominican symbol.

The country was founded by Juan Pablo Duarte. The current president of Dominican Republic is Luis Abinader.

In Dominican Republic the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Dominican national anthem was written by Emilio Prud'Homme and composed by José Rufino Reyes y Siancas.

Country information

Former name(s) Santo Domingo
Official name(s) Dominican Republic
Alternative name(s) Dominican Republic (official, English), República Dominicana (Spanish)
Regional location Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti
Country name etymology "Republic of Santo Domingo"
Climate Tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation; seasonal variation in rainfall
Terrain Rugged highlands and mountains with fertile valleys interspersed
Population 10,847,910
National Day 27 Feb 1844
Language(s) Spanish
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Protestantism
Country code +1
Literacy rate 93.8%
Currency Dominican Peso
Capital city Santo Domingo
Domain(TLD) .do
Ethnicity Mestizo, Mulatto Afro-Dominicans, European-Dominicans
Head of government President
Nationality Dominican
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 48,671 km2 (18,792 sq mi)
Timezone UTC – 4:00 (Atlantic Standard Time)
Average elevation 1,391.08 ft
Coastline 1,288 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Dominican Republic

Flag map of Dominican Republic

Motto of Dominican Republic

Dios, Patria, Libertad - "God, Fatherland, Liberty"

National animal of Dominican Republic

The National animal of Dominican Republic is Palmchat

National Animal of Dominican Republic - Palmchat

National flower of Dominican Republic

The National flower of Dominican Republic is Bayahíbe Rose. Botanical name is Leuenbergeria Quisqueyana.

National flower of Dominican Republic - Bayahíbe Rose

National bird of Dominican Republic

The National bird of Dominican Republic is Palm Chat

National bird of Dominican Republic - Palm Chat

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Dominican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Make do with what is available.

The devil always paints himself black, but we always see him rose-colored.

Life has always been a mixture of joy and pain, wealth and poverty.

To overcome many problems, to go over the waterfalls on a bicycle.

Shine now for your day will come.

Neither with God or the Devil.

When you are really hungry no bread is too hard to eat.

Nicknames are used in case the Devil comes asking for you.

If you can buy the cow by the pound why buy the entire cow?

What goes around comes around.

He who hangs out with a dog will learn how to bark.

Absence is the enemy of love; as the distance is from the eyes, so it is from the heart.

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