|Time zone:||GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||English||Other languages: Creole|
East Caribbean dollars (XCD)|
€1 = EC$3.03, $1 = EC$2.71, £1 = EC$0.00
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.dm||International Dialling Code: 1767|
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Further information on Dominica
Discover more about Dominica - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 754 sq km (0 sq km under water)
Coastline: 148 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)
Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders
Climate: Tropical climate that sees little seasonal temperature variation but very high levels of rainfall that can cause flooding in addition to occasional hurricanes in the late summer months.
Highest mountain: Morne Diablatins (1,447m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Dominica from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Free||-|
|Democracy Index||No Data||-|
|Economic Freedom||Moderately Free||61/179|
|Press Freedom||No Data||-|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||Low corruption||39/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Commonwealth of Dominica Status: Independent Country
Population: 73,449 (rank: 187/196) Density: 97.4 people/sq km (rank: 83/196)
Ethnic groups: black 86.8%, mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, white 0.8%, other 0.7% (2001 census)
Religions: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 6%, Pentecostal 5.6%, Baptist 4.1%, Methodist 3.7%, Church of God 1.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.2%, other Christian 7.7%, Rastafarian 1.3%, other or unspecified 1.6%, none 6.1% (2001 census)
GDP (PPP): $1.02 billion GDP per capita: $14,300 (rank: 73/195)