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Complete details about Dominica in North America with capital city Roseau

Country NameDominica (Dominica)
Country CodeDMA
Capital CityRoseau
ContinentNorth America
RegionCaribbean
Independence Year1978
Population71000
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

From @ObserverNotes on Wed Nov 26 08:38:06 EST 2014 RT @CubaDominica: Havana and Habana #cuba #dominica @NYCDominica @charlesrjong @ObserverNotes @SkerritR http://t.co/uGz8F3OQVi
From @ObserverNotes on Wed Nov 26 08:38:00 EST 2014 RT @CubaDominica: La Habana tiene frio #cuba @CubaMINREX #dominica @PortalCubasi @ObserverNotes @NYCDominica @SkerritR http://t.co/LyO6vtId?
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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 ? https://t.co/lcJbzOYq5B #Dominica #travel http:/?
From @ria_sherrelle on Wed Nov 26 08:25:11 EST 2014 RT @HikeDominica: Morne Micotrin volcano trail #Dominica #travel #adventure https://t.co/yZL0ob7X8X http://t.co/DMusypd2CT
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 ! http://t.co/99yEXivbT2 #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 https://t.co/lcJbzPg1dF #travel #Caribbean http://t.co/xEOWQunorb
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 http://t.co/DAgYvmTs?
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 http://t.co/r628IYbPQj http://t.co/i6ahO?
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 https://t.co/H7FcZfAfhO http://t.co/87TCMHpF5i
From @CANANEWS1 on Wed Nov 26 08:24:03 EST 2014 DOMINICA-CRIME-Former attorney general faces charges linked to passport scam http://t.co/9eYZ1pWpgz
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 http://t.co/odZmeQJvW6 ~ Dominica iTunes