Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic is part of:
Caribbean · Latin America and Caribbean ·
Water Basins of Dominican Republic:
Artibonite · Massacre · Pedernales ·
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Capital Santo Domingo
Neighbouring Countries Haiti
Total Area 48,730 km2
  - Water 350 km2 (0.72%) / 72 m2/ha
  - Land 48,380 km2
Coastline 1,288 km
Population 9,365,818 (192 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.768 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 51.6 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $45,690 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $8,800
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 15,845 km2 (32.75%)
     - Arable 10,881 km2 (22.49%)
     - Permanent Crops 4,964 km2 (10.26%)
     - Irrigated 2,750 km2
  - Non cultivated 412,898 km2 (67.25%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1410 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 21 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 3.39 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 66%
  - For Domestic Use 32%
  - For Industrial Use 2%
  - Per Capita 410 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 95%
     - Urban population 97%
     - Rural population 91%
  - Improved Sanitation 78%
     - Urban population 81%
     - Rural population 73%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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  1. Artibonite River basin through development and adoption of a multi-focal area Strategic Action Programme ‎(2,089 views) . . Katy.norman
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