Dominica Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Dominica, and Roseau (GPS: 15 18 N 61 24 W), the capital city of the country located in (the) Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago.
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Dominica is renowned as the Caribbean island that resisted European colonization until the 18th century. It achieved independence from the UK in 1978.
Dominica is rugged mountains of volcanic origin.
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Dominica (pronounced Dom-in-EEK-a) is a mountainous island of volcanic origin of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, south of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique.
Dominica (area: 751 sq km / 289,96 sq mi), where the official language is English, lying in America and using the currency; East Caribbean dollar (XCD), since 1965, set their clock to UTC-4. That means they are 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Roseau, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Dominica; Tropical, cooled by constant trade winds. Heavy annual rainfall. Tropical depressions and hurricanes are likely JuneNovember.
Geography in a nutshell; Mountainous and densely forested. Volcanic activity has given the land very fertile soils, hot springs, geysers, and black sand beaches.
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About Dominica and the capital, Roseau
|The national flag of Dominica||Borderline map of Dominica|
|Flag description: green with a centered cross of three equal bands – the vertical part is yellow (hoist side), black, and white and the horizontal part is yellow (top), black, and white; superimposed in the center of the cross is a red disk bearing a Sisserou parrot, unique to Dominica, encircled by 10 green, five-pointed stars edged in yellow; the 10 stars represent the 10 administrative divisions (parishes); green symbolizes the island’s lush vegetation; the triple-colored cross represents the Christian Trinity; the yellow color denotes sunshine, the main agricultural products (citrus and bananas), and the native Carib Indians; black is for the rich soil and the African heritage of most citizens; white signifies rivers, waterfalls, and the purity of aspirations; the red disc stands for social justice.||Border length: 0 km.|
Did you know about Dominica?
- First colonized by the French, Dominica cameunder British control in 1759. It became a British Associated State in 1967 and independent in 1978.
- Dominica is known as “Nature Island, due to its spectacular flora and fauna.
- Dominica is mostly volcanic and has few beaches; therefore, tourism has developed more slowly than on neighbouring islands.
Facts of Dominica (DM)
Name conventional long form: Commonwealth of Dominica, conventional short form: Dominica, etymology: the island was named by explorer Christopher COLUMBUS for the day of the week on which he spotted it, Sunday (“Domingo” in Latin), 3 November 1493
Codes: ISO; DM, Internet; .dm
Capital city: Roseau
Language(s): English (official language), French patois
National holiday(s): Emancipation Day (First Monday), celebrated on first Monday in August (1834); Independence Day, 3 November (1978)
Motto: Aprés Bondie, C’est La Ter (Post deum terra est)
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD), since 1965
GPS: 15 25 N, 61 20 W, Roseau; 15 18 N 61 24 W
Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago
Geography note: known as “The Nature Island of the Caribbean” due to its spectacular, lush, and varied flora and fauna, which are protected by an extensive natural park system; the most mountainous of the Lesser Antilles, its volcanic peaks are cones of lava craters and include Boiling Lake, the second-largest, thermally active lake in the world
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Caribbean Sea
Coastline: 148 km
Area: total: 751 sq km; land: 751 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 289,96 mi2), slightly more than four times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 1,512 km, paved: 762 km, unpaved: 750 km (2010)
Local time (capital): UTC-4, 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Dominica: 74 308
Population in Roseau: 20 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 69.5% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: ROSEAU (capital) 15,000 (2014)
Population growth rate: 0.2% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 15.2 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 7.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 21.84% (male 8,239 / female 7,871) 15-24 years: 15.7% (male 5,960 / female 5,618) 25-54 years: 41.97% (male 15,693 / female 15,264) 55-64 years: 9.6% (male 3,787 / female 3,294) 65 years and over: 10.89% (male 3,561 / female 4,470) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 33 years; male: 32.5 years, female: 33.5 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: black 86.6%, mixed 9.1%, indigenous 2.9%, other 1.3%, unspecified 0.2% (2001 estimate)
Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 28.6% (includes Evangelical 6.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 6.1%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, other 1.2%), Rastafarian 1.3%, Jehovah’s Witness 1.2%, other 0.3%, none 6.1%, unspecified 1.1% (2001 estimate)
Government type: Unitary parliamentary republic
Legal system: common law based on the English model
National anthem: Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour
Known national hazards: flash floods are a constant threat; destructive hurricanes can be expected during the late summer months
Major infectious diseases: note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 34.7%; arable land 8%; permanent crops 24%; permanent pasture 2.7%; forest: 59.2%; other: 6.1% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: bananas, citrus, mangos, root crops, coconuts, cocoa. Note: forest and fishery potential not exploited
Industries: soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks, shoes
Export commodities: bananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit, oranges
Main export partners: Japan 38.1%, Jamaica 19%, Antigua and Barbuda 10.4%, Trinidad and Tobago 6.2%, St. Lucia 4.8%, St. Kitts and Nevis 4.2% (2015)
Import commodities: manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, food, chemicals
Main import partners: Japan 42%, Trinidad and Tobago 17%, US 11.9%, China 6% (2015)
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