Dominican Republic

Capital City: Santo Domingo

Population: 10,266,149

Other Major Cities: Santiago, San Felipe de Puerto Plata, San Pedro de Macorís, La Romana

Main Airports:  Santo Domingo (SDQ), Santiago (STI), Puerto Plata (POP), and Punta Cana (PUJ), and to a lesser extent, La Romana (LRM)

Language: Spanish

Currency: Dominican Peso

Did you know?

Santo Domingo, the country’s capital, is considered to be the first inhabited city in the Americas established by the Europeans. Remnants of Spanish colonization is still very apparent in the architecture in the city’s zona colonial.