Dominican Republic

Capital City: Santo Domingo  Region: Caribbean
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Capital City: Santo Domingo
The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean country that occupies the eastern two-thirds of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. The western one-third of Hispaniola is occupied by the country of Haiti. To the north lies the North Atlantic Ocean, while the Caribbean Sea lies to the south.

Climate

Tropical maritime with little seasonal temperature variation. There is a seasonal variation in rainfall. The island lies in the middle of the hurricane belt and is subject to severe storms from June to October. It experiences occasional flooding and periodic droughts.

Terrain

Rugged highlands and mountains with fertile valleys interspersed.

National parks

 ▪  Los Haitises National Park
 ▪  Jaragua National Park
 ▪  National Park Isla Cabritos
 ▪  Armando Bermudez National Park
 ▪  Jose Del Carmen Ramirez National Park
 ▪  Sierra del Bahoruco National Park
 ▪  Parque Nacional del Este
 ▪  Monte Cristi National Park
 ▪  Parque Historico La Isabela

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