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Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is a island nation in the Caribbean Sea. It shares the island of Hispanola with Haiti.


Political Leaders

President: Leonel Fernandez

Major Cities




Before modern times the Taino (of the Arawak) were the majority of the population of the island that they called Quisqueya. They had a peaceful agrarian society and an increasingly developing civilization divided into five chiefdoms. They were fighting a defensive war against the Carib indians when Columbus arrived.


Daily English language summaries of news in the Dominican Republic are available at DR1

External Links

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This page was last modified 00:44, 14 April 2006 by dKosopedia user Allamakee Democrat. Based on work by Andrew Oh-Willeke and dKosopedia user(s) Narched, PatriotismOverProfits and Khirkhib. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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