République Dominicaine

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean country that occupies two-thirds of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. The other third of Hispaniola is occupied by Haiti. North dominates the North Atlantic Ocean, while the Caribbean sea is south. This country, with nearly 10 million inhabitants is known for its beautiful beaches and perfect weather. History of the Dominican Republic cultures and traditions Explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492, the island of Hispaniola became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the Americas. The island was first inhabited by the Taino, a people that had settled around AD 600. Spain has subsequently recognized French dominion over the western third of the island, which became Haiti . The rest of the island, known as Santo Domingo, sought to gain its own independence in 1821, but was conquered and ruled by the Haitians for 22 years, he finally attained independence as the Dominican Republic 1844. A well deserved rest in Dominican Rep Dominican Republic shares the island occupied by Haiti with its territory, the other state in the western part of the island. In full Caribbean Sea, in the Caribbean islands, the Dominican Republic has focused much of its activity on tourism, and the least we can say is that the bet is successful. The island's assets do indeed no doubt as to their appeal: long white sand beaches, warm and clear sea as it should, coconut, rum, music and languor, in other words a perfect place to relax. But mass tourism often involves perverse and place is not immune to resorts and tourist junk. However, needless to hide his pleasure when escapement '' nature '' are so easily accessible in the sea (diving) or inland (Pico Duarte, the highest peak in the Caribbean). Without forgetting to visit the capital Santo Domingo, his

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