Where is the Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic is located in the Caribbean region at latitude 18.735693 and longitude -70.162651 and is part of the North American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 18° 44' 8.49'' N
  • 70° 9' 45.54'' W

You can see the location of Dominican Republic on the world map below:

Dominican Republic Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Dominican Republic (DO) are:

  1. Haiti (HT)

Maritime Borders

Dominican Republic borders with the Caribbean Sea.

Flag pin pointing out the location of Haiti on the Central America map

Dominican Republic (the) Related Content

Dominican Republic Key Facts

CountryDominican Republic (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 18.735693
Longitude: -70.162651
Country CodesAlpha 2: DO
Alpha 3: DOM
Country Flag Emoji🇩🇴
Int. Phone Prefix+1-809, 1-829, 1-849
Capital citySanto Domingo
North America
Country Area48,670 sq km
Population 202110,953,714
World Rank: 84
Median Age27.1
Life expectancy72.6
Major languagesSpanish
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC-04:00
Internet TLD.do
Biggest AirportPunta Cana International Airport (Punta Cana)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions10 regions 1 district 31 provinces
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Dominican Republic Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyDominican Peso (DOP)
GDP in 2020$78.8 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 67
GDP per capita in 2020$7,268
World Rank: 80
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, tourism, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesUnited States, China, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, China, Canada, Colombia, Mexico

Biggest Cities in Dominican Republic

Here are the largest cities in Dominican Republic based on 2021 data:

City Population
Santo Domingo 2,581,827
Santiago 1,343,423
Santo Domingo Este 948,855
Los Alcarrizos 272,776
Higuey 251,243
San Cristobal 232,769
La Vega 220,279
San Pedro de Macoris 195,307
San Francisco de Macoris 188,118
Moca 172,294

Map of Dominican Republic with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Caribbean Region