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Commonwealth of Dominica
Motto: "Apres Bondie, C'est La Ter"[1](Dominican Creole French)
"Post deum terra est " (Latin)
"After God is the earth"
Location of  Dominica  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Dominica  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

Location of Dominica
Capital
and largest city
Roseau
15°18′N61°23′W / 15.300°N 61.383°W / 15.300; -61.383
Official languagesEnglish
Vernacular
languages
Dominican Creole French
Ethnic groups(2001[2])
Religion94.4% Christians
3% Folk Religion
0.5% Irreligious
0.1% Muslims
2.0% Other[3]
DemonymDominican or Dominiquais
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
Charles Savarin
Roosevelt Skerrit
LegislatureHouse of Assembly of Dominica
Independence
1 March 1967
• from the United Kingdom
3 November 1978
Area
• Total
750 km2 (290 sq mi) (184th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• July 2009 estimate
72,660 (195th)
• 2016 census
72,324
• Density
105/km2 (271.9/sq mi) (95th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$808 million[4]
• Per capita
$11,429[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$521 million[4]
• Per capita
$7,362[4]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.724[5]
high · 94th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneEastern Caribbean(UTC–4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-767
ISO 3166 codeDM
Internet TLD.dm

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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