Dominica profile

West Indies batsman Shivarine Chanderpaul playing in a cricket match in Roseau, Dominica The West Indies often play test cricket matches in Roseau, Dominica
  • Full name: Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Population: 71 000 (UN 2012)
  • Capital: Roseau
  • Area: 751 sq km (290 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English (official), French patois
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 (men), 78 (women) (UN Demographic Year book 2008)
  • Monetary unit: 1 East Caribbean dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Bananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit, oranges
  • GNI per capita: US $7,030 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .dm
  • International dialling code: +1767

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