The Dominican Republic gained its independence from Spain on February 28, 1844. Juan Pablo Duarte is credited for leading the group called La Trinitaria that revolted against Spanish rule. More »

Typical maps of the Dominican Republic include cities, rivers, latitude and longitude, physical characteristics, and roads. Other types of Dominican Republic maps are rail, stock exchange and political. More » Geography Maps & Cartography

The official capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo, situated in the southern central coastline of the country. The city is located at the latitude of 18 degrees 28 minutes north and longitude of 69 degrees 5... More » Geography Caribbean

The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola. To the east of Hispaniola is the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west is the Caribbean Sea. The Dominican Republic is part of the Great Antilles archipelago. More » Geography Caribbean

The national flower of the Dominican Republic is the Bayahibe rose. The rose was officially declared the nation's flower on July 12, 2011. More »

The capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo has a population of nearly 1 million citizens as of 2014, comprising 10 percent of the total population of the Dominican Republic. More » Geography Caribbean

The rainy season in the Dominican Republic starts in late May and lasts through November. However, it does not rain daily and showers are often only short bursts that quickly dissipate. More »