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

As of 2005, of the 8,950,034 citizens of the Dominican Republic, 11 percent are black, 16 percent are white and 73 percent are of mixed races. Furthermore, the average Dominican is 58.1 percent white European, 35.2 perce... More »

A Dominican blowout is a hair-straightening process made popular in Dominican salons. The blowout involves shampooing and conditioning the hair and using high heat to straighten the hair thoroughly. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Hairstyles

The two countries that share the island of Hispaniola are Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The name Hispaniola is derived from the Spanish "Isla Española," which means "Spanish island." The first colony Christopher Colu... More »

One of the most famous attractions in the Dominican Republic is El Limon, a waterfall located in a mountainous region just outside of Samana. The waterfall is 120 feet high, according to Ministerio de Turismo de Repúblic... More »

The national animal of the Dominican Republic is the Palm Chat. The small songbird is found in abundance on the island nation. 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