The Dominican Republic
About The Domin ican republic
The Dominican Republic is a country in the Caribbean. It is known for its warm weather and beautiful sights. The Dominican Republic is home to over 10 million people and about 1 million in the capital city, Santo Domingo. This country is one of the 20 spanish speaking countries in the world. PASTIMES AND PROBLEMS The Dominican Republic is also known for farming, mining, their favorite sport, baseball, And government Corruption. Other problems are water shortages, land erosion and environmental issues. TEMPERATURES AND CULTURE The Dominican Republic is usually warm with an average temperature of 26˚C (78.8˚ F). They attract the most tourists on the Caribbean island with their year-round golf courses, nice sights and warm temperatures. The Dominican Republic was first founded in 1493 with roots from Africa, Europe and the Taino tribe. The country gained it's independence on February 26 1844.