Dominican Republic Political Map
Dominican Republic Country Information:
Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Dominican Republic is bordered by Haiti to the east.
Dominican Republic Bordering Countries:
Dominican Republic Cities:
Azua, Bani, Barahona, Boca de Yuma, Bonao, Cabo Caucedo, Cabrera, Cotui, Dajabon, El Macao, El Sejbo, Elias Pirra, Haina, Higuey, Imbert, La Romana, La Vega, Las Calderas, Luperon, Mao, Moca, Monte Cristi, Nagua, Neiba, Nizao, Oviedo, Pedemales, Pimentel, Puerto Plata, Rincon, Sabana de la Mar, Sabaneta, Salcedo, Samana, San Cristobal, San Francisco de Macoris, San Juan, San Pedro de Macoris, Sanchez, Santiago and Santo Domingo.
Dominican Republic Locations:
Atlantic Ocean, Bahia de Neiba, Bahia de Ocoa, Bahia de Samana, Bahia Escocesa, Caribbean Sea, Cordillera Central, Lago de Peligre, Lago Enriquillo, Mona Passage, Rio Haina, Rio Ozama, Rio Yoque del Norte and Rio Yoque del Sul.
Dominican Republic Natural Resources:
The Dominican Republic has mineral resources which include nickel, bauxite, gold and silver.
Dominican Republic Natural Hazards:
The Dominican Republic has natural hazards, which include periodic droughts. However there is also occasional flooding, due to the fact that the country lies in the middle of the hurricane belt and is subject to severe storms from June to October.
Dominican Republic Environmental Issues:
The Dominican Republic's environmental issues include: water shortages; soil eroding into the sea which, in turn, damage the coral reefs; deforestation.