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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 Western Hemisphere
Location of Dominica (circled in red)

in the Western Hemisphere

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])
Religion
94.4% Christians
3% Folk religion
0.5% Irreligious
0.1% Muslims
2.0% Other[3]
Demonym(s)Dominican
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) (174th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2018 estimate
71,625[4][5] (186th)
• 2011 census
71,293[6]
• Density
105/km2 (271.9/sq mi) (95th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$688 million[7]
• Per capita
$9,726[7]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$485 million[7]
• Per capita
$6,860[7]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.724[8]
high · 94th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC–4 (Eastern Caribbean)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1-767
ISO 3166 codeDM
Internet TLD.dm

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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