Travel Information for Dominica
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English Other languages:    Creole
Currency: East Caribbean dollars (XCD)

1 = EC$3.03, $1 = EC$2.71, £1 = EC$0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.dmInternational Dialling Code:    1767

For help planning your trip to Dominica including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Dominica trip planning page.

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

Map of dominica

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 WorldFree -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomModerately Free 61/179
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 39/174
Overall Ranking:    85/195

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)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.