Dominica

Location:      Dominica is an island republic in the West Indies, lying in the Caribbean Sea, approximately midway between the islands of Guadeloupe (on the north) and Martinique (on the south). One of the Windward Islands.

Official Name:      Commonwealth of Dominica
Capital:     Roseau

Land area (km2):     751
Coastline (km):     148
Maritime Boundaries (Nau. miles):      12 Territorial Sea, 200 EEZ

Population Number (hab.):      71.000 (1994)
Capital (hab.):      15.853
Population Growth (%):      0.2 (1990-1995)
Density (hab./km2):      94.5 (1994)
Coastal Population (hab.):      71,000 (100%)

Language:     English

Economy
Currency:     Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$)
Exchange Rate:     2,70 EC$ = 1 US$ (1994)
Per capita income (US $):      2.720.0 (1993)
Gross National Product:      US$ 174 million (1993)
Maritime Transport & Harbors:      Roseau
Tourism:     The annual tourists receipts are US $ 25 million (1994).

Member of ONU, Commonwealth, CARICOM, OEA