About Dominicana Republic
National language Spanish
The national currency Dominican peso $1 = 40−45 DP
The area 48 511.44 square kilometers
Population 8,324,945 million people
Capital Santo Domingo 2,138,262 citizens
● 1 National District the capital of Santo Domingo, 29 provinces (Azua, Bahoruco, Barahona, Dajabon, Duarte, Elias Pina, El Seibo, Espaiallat, Hato Mayor, Independencia, La Altagracia, La Romana, La Vega, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Monsenor Nouel, Monte Cristi, Monte Plata, Pedernales, peravia, Puerto Plata, Salcedo, Samana, Sanchez Ramirez, San Cristobal, SanPedro de Macoris, Santiago, Santiago Rodriguez, Valverde Mao.)
● 110 municipalities
Executive power the President and the Vice President, who is elected for a term of 4 years, as well as the Cabinet of Ministers.
Legislative power Congress consists of the Senate the upper chamber (1 senator for each province and the National District) and the Chamber of Deputies the lower chamber (120 members, one of the 50 thousand people from each municipality, with a population of more than 25,000 people) senators and deputies are elected by direct suffrage for a term of 4 years.
The judiciary the Supreme Court of Justice (16 magistrates, judges), the General Prosecutor's Office, 9 Appeal Courts, 30 Courts of First Instance and the 1st Court in each municipality.
The legislation is based on the French Civil Code (civil law system).
The Dominican Republic is located between 68'19 and 72'31 degrees east longitude and 17'36i 19'56 degrees north latitude.
The territorial sea 6 nautical miles
The exclusive economic zone 200 nautical miles
Coast 1288 km
Minerals bauxites, gold, silver, stone brown coal, steel, chromate, nickel, cobalt, copper and titanium ore, graphite, salt and gypsum.
Agricultural products sugarcane, bananas, coffee, cocoa, sisal, tobacco, rice, cotton, coconut palms, citrus, peanuts, platano, root, tropical fruits and other.
Animal husbandry cows, pigs, goats, sheep, horses, donkeys, mules, chickens, chickens, ducks, geese and other.
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