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Dominica, jungle waterfall - Photo by Andrew Mawby - CC-BY

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Resources and links about Dominica

Dominica flag in Roseau - Photo by kretyen - CC-BY

 

Country Profile: Dominica __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Dominica has a relatively low crime rate for the Caribbean. Moreover, although it is among the poorest countries in the region, its disparities in wealth are not as marked as in the larger Caribbean islands." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1166435.stm 

Dominica __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/caribbean-islands/#Dominica


 
Dominica __ "Largely rural, uncrowded and unspoiled, Dominica touts itself as a 'non-tourist destination' for divers, hikers and naturalists - partly because it lacks those white-sand beaches so favored by holidaymakers to the Caribbean." History, culture, statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/dominica/

Dominica __ A good overview of Dominica, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107471.html

Dominica Photos __ You will find pages of click-to-enlarge photos of Dominica. Pictures of Dominica - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Central_America/Dominica/

Dominica Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Dominica as well as an 'atlas' style summary with Dominica maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/dominica 



Ethnologue report for Dominica __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Dominica - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Dominica
 
The History of Dominica __ A good overview of Dominican history. "Dominica has been inhabited by human beings for a long time - there is evidence that the island was inhabited in at least 3100 BC. The first settlers were the Ortoroid people who set out from the South American mainland and gradually spread northwards through the Caribbean island chain."  - From Calabash Skyviews Ltd. - http://www.skyviews.com/dominica/history.html

map of dominica and dominica map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/dm.htm 

Official Website of Dominica __ Learn what you call an island that is 26,000,000 years old? You will find history, culture, tourism information and a lot more. - illustrated - From Government of Dominica - http://www.ndcdominica.dm/
 

 

 

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