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Complete details about Dominica in North America with capital city Roseau

Country NameDominica (Dominica)
Country CodeDMA
Capital CityRoseau
ContinentNorth America
Independence Year1978
Surface Area751.0
Life Expectancy73.4 years
GNP256.0 (old 243.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Creole English     (100.0%)
Creole French     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Roseau, St George     (population 16243)

Dominica's most recent News and Stories

Publisher: New York TimesThu, 06 Nov 2014 13:17:48 -0800
Waterfalls, Rivers and Rain Forest on Dominica

My good friend Ellesor had been trying to get me to Dominica for more than three years, ever since her niece had started serving in the Peace Corps there. But I wasn't interested. Caribbean islands had begun to feel interchangeable to me. All focused ...   read full story

Publisher: Daily MailWed, 29 Oct 2014 05:47:36 -0700
The Caribbean at its quietest: Welcome to Dominica, the island of rainforest ...

Pronounced dom-in-eeka, and not to be confused with the Dominican Republic, Dominica is promoted as the 'nature island'. And with good reason. Its volcanic peaks reach above 4,700ft - and with its valleys and gorges, rainforest and the cloud forest ...   read full story

Publisher: Press TVFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0800
Dominican priest defrocked for child abuse

A veteran Dominican parish priest, who was accused of sexually abusing a young girl some 20 years ago, has been defrocked by the Catholic Church. The east Caribbean island's bishop, Gabriel Malzaire, issued a decree removing Msgr. Reginald LaFleur's ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Mainichi Daily NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 13:11:15 -0800
Catholic Church ousts priest in Dominica for abuse read full story

Publisher: Latin American Herald TribuneMon, 24 Nov 2014 19:22:30 -0800
Dominica Has More Voters Than Inhabitants

SAN JUAN ? As Dominica prepares for general election on Dec. 8, it has been revealed that the number of people on the voting rolls exceeds the total population. Dominica has a population of 71,293, according to the 2011 Census, while the number of ...   read full story

Dominica Tweets

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From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:13 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: Hiking this weekend ? How about the waterfall trails of the south east ? #Dominica #travel http:/?
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:11 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: Morne Micotrin volcano trail #Dominica #travel #adventure
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:08 EST 2014 RT @roseaucityguide: What to do in the wet ? Our advice - get even wetter ! #Dominica #travel #cruise #Caribbean htt?
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:04 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: Psychological hiking at Wavine Cyrique #Dominica #travel #Caribbean
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:02 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: With scenery like this Dominica is a great workout for both the body and the mind. #Dominica #travel
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:24:52 EST 2014 RT @roseaucityguide: Escape the hullabaloo in Roseau's Botanic Gardens #Dominica #travel #cruising
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:24:48 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: Feel as free as a bird with awesome volcano hiking on #Dominica #travel
From @CANANEWS1 on Wed Nov 26 08:24:03 EST 2014 DOMINICA-CRIME-Former attorney general faces charges linked to passport scam
From @CK_Dominica on Wed Nov 26 08:14:20 EST 2014 Tarczyca?
From @topsongbot on Wed Nov 26 08:13:03 EST 2014 It Won't Stop (feat. Chris Brown) ~ Sevyn Streeter ~ Dominica iTunes