Quick Caribbean Geography: Dominican Republic

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Where is the Dominican Republic located?

Quick Caribbean Geography: Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic shares a border with Haiti on the island of Hispaniola. The Dominican Republic occupies about 2/3 of the island and occupies nearly 48,000 square kilometers.

Located to the east of Cuba and the west of Puerto Rico, 'The Dominican' (as it is sometimes called) is one of the largest Caribbean nations and has primary industries of tourism, sugar refining, gold mining and tobacco production.



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