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Dominican Republic
(3,696 words)

La República Dominicana (The Dominican Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

11,108,000

Area

48,000 sq. km (19,000 sq. mi)

Population density

230/sq. km (590/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.08% (per 1,000: births 18, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

28%

Urban dwellers

83% (1.64% p.a.)

Largest cities

Santo Domingo 3,318,000; Santiago 665,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

96% Spanish, 2% Haitian Creol…

Cite this page
“Dominican Republic”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02DOM>
First published online: 2020



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