Visitor Fast Facts

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Dominican Republic Fast Facts for first time visitors

Find a brief overview of useful travel information and facts about the Dominican Republic.

Capital: Santo Domingo

Island size: 19,000 square miles

Population: 8,000,000

Airport: Las Américas International Airport (Santo Domingo). La Unión International Airport (Puérto Plata)

Electricity: 110 volts

Currency: Dominican peso – U.S. dollars widely accepted

Language: Spanish / English spoken also

Country code: 809

Map of Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic National Motto “God, Country, Liberty”

Getting To The Dominican Republic
Visitors can fly directly

Ferry Services
L’Express Des Iles runs ferry services to Roseau six days a week from both Martinique and Guadeloupe

Local Airlines