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Samana-Dominican Republic - Photo by gailf548 - CC-BY

 

Population (2006) ................................................. 9,183,984
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)......... 5,800
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................73.74
Unemployment.....................................................................16%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.6
 

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Dominican Republic - Photo by colros - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................18,815 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 21
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 63
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 71
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 40
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 6
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 73
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................17

 

Go to Dominican Republic Capital City Santo Domingo City Profile - To Dominican Republic History

Country Profile: Dominican Republic __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Once dependent on the export of sugar and other agricultural products, the DR has become the most popular tourist destination in the Caribbean. Tourism, and the DR's free-trade zones, have become major employers and key sources of foreign exchange." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1216926.stm

Doing Business in Dominican Republic __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=59   

Dominican Republic __ 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/dominican-republic/ 


 
Dominican Republic __ A good overview of the Dominican Republic, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107475.html

Dominican Republic __ "The white-sand beaches, impressive mountain ranges veined with spectacular rivers and waterfalls, and saltwater lakes teeming with exotic wildlife are just part of the Dominican Republic's appeal." History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/dominican_republic/

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



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

Dominican Republic Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/dominican-republic/

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

 

 

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