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

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

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
Island Carib
French
Ethnic groups (2015[2])
DemonymDominican
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
 • PresidentCharles Savarin
 • Prime MinisterRoosevelt Skerrit
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Independence
 • Associated State1 March 1967 
 • from the United Kingdom3 November 1978 
Area
 • Total750 km2 (184th)
290 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.6
Population
 • July 2009 estimate72,660 (195th)
 • 2016 census72,324
 • Density105/km2 (95th)
272/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$808 million[3]
 • Per capita$11,429[3]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$521 million[3]
 • Per capita$7,362[3]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.724[4]
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 October 9, 2016


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