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

1. Scuba diving

2. Canoying

3. Cruising along the Indian River

4. Visit Roseau Market

5. Relaxing at waven Hot Springs

6. Visit to witness the Transformation of Fort Shirt

1. Cricket (Most favorite in the Island)

2. Soccer-Football

3. Athletics

Dominica is a home to a wide range of people. Initially it was heavily occupied by native tribes. Music and dance are most valued in the island, with popular tradiotional songs and dances which are usually a great highlights during national holidays.

In 1973, Dominica made to international arena of music represented y Gordon Handerson through a music genre known as ‘Cadence-lypso’ which ever since has offered a platform for the present Creole music.

Over the time, the residents have been relying on agriculture until the recent technological and industrial developments.

1. Sancocho (7-meat-Stew)

2. Mangu (Plantain Mash)

3. Arroz Blanco (White Rice)

4. Habichuelas Guisada (stewed Bean)

5. Pollo Guisado (Braised Chicken)

6. Ensada Verde (Green Salad)

7. Tostones (Twice-Fried Plantains)

8. Habichuelas Con Dulce (Sweet Cream of Beans)

9. Bizcocho Dominicano (Dominican Cake)

10. Morir Sonando (Milk and Orange drink)

1. Morne Trois Pitons National Park

2. Boiling lake

3. Victoria falls

4. Trafalgar Falls

5. Dominica’s Beaches

6. Cabrits National Park

7. Roseau

8. Papillote Tropical Gardens

9. Champagne Reef

10. Kalinago Territory

11. Dominica’s Festival

1. Batibou

2. Mero

3. Pointe Baptiste

4. Hampstead

5. Purple Turtle

6. Champagne

7. Soufriere Bay

8. Toucari Beach

9. Number One Beach .

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