Country: Dominica

Population: 72,386

Capital: Roseau

Time Zone: UTC-4

Currency Name: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Government Type: Parliamentary democracy

Languages: English (official), French patois

Ethnic Breakdown: black 86.8%, mixed 8.9%, Carib Amerindian 2.9%, white 0.8%, other 0.7%

Religion: 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%

Major Cities: Roseau

Phone Country Code: 1-767

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: mid-December - mid-April

Voltage: 230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: d, g

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Dominica is one of four countries that begin with the letter D.