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About Santo Domingo

The Dominican Republic is located in the Hispaniola, considered the second largest island in the Caribbean and shared with Haiti. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (North) and by the Caribbean Sea (South), between Cuba and Puerto Rico. The nation’s population is approximately 9 million inhabitants. Near to 3 million people live in Santo Domingo, the Capital City. Spanish is the official language and English is widely spoken. On tourist areas you can also find some knowledge of French, Italian and German. The average annual temperature is 77° F with august being the warmest month and January the coolest. Summer temperatures range from 89° to 95 ° F and in the winter from 75° to 90° F.

Santo Domingo Pictures:

   

Catedral Primada de América

Faro a Colón

 

 

 

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