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DOMINICA

ISLAND FUN FACTS

Capital: The Capital of Dominica is Roseau. It is located on the West of the Island.

Population: 72,063

Religion: About 62% of the population are members of the Roman Catholic, while 12% are of the Seventh-Day denominations. Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism takes 0.5% of the Island’s capacity.

Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar(ECS)

Language: The official language is English. Dominican Creole is also widely spoken.

Side of Street Drive On: Drive on the left hand side of the road

Carnival: Carnival in Dominica was discovered by the Catholic Europeans in 1700s. This event is usually full of merrymaking, costume festivals, and pre-Lenten feasting.

History: Dominica is the Island region of the Lesser Antilles in the East of Caribbean sea. It is situated in the middle of the French Islands of Marie-Galante and Guadaluope. This state has affiliates to Commonwealth since 1978. Eliud Thaddeus took presidency from Dr. Nicholas in 2012 after the later fell ill. In 2013, Charles Savarin former trade union leader was elected president after serving as a minister in the same government. In 2019 December, Roosevelt Skerrit overthrew his opponents by securing the post of Prime Minister, after vieing for four times in a raw.

THINGS TO DO

Places to Stay

Catalonia Punta Cana

Bahia Principe Grand Jamaica

Occidental Punta cana

Barcelo Bavaro Palace

Getting There

The following are ways which you can get to Dominica: 1. By Plane (through two airports which are Melvile Hall and Canefield airport) 2. By Sea Ferry