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The Dominica which we envisage is one where all citizens share in and enjoy the benefits of development.
It is a vision where all have access to basic goods and services including adequate food, shelter, clothing, education, health, employment.
Exported manufactured products include rum, timber, and soap. MAIN AIRPORT Melville Hall CLIMATE Tropical, with little seasonal variation between the wet and dry season; high rainfall during the wet season.
The creation of a Dominican Private Sector that is proactive and visionary in it’s approach to embracing opportunities and challenges to achieve the highest level of competitiveness, economic growth and development.
A majority of the population, 89 percent, is of African descent, 7 percent are of mixed race, and 2 percent are Carib.ALSO KNOWN AS The Nature Isle of the Caribbean MOTTO Après le Bon Dieu, c’est la Terre (After God the Earth) NATIONAL ANTHEM Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour DATE OF INDEPENDENCE 3 November 1978 (from the United Kingdom) HEAD OF STATE President: His Excellency, the Honourable Charles Savarin POPULATION 73, 643* * World Bank data, 2016 GDP Total: USD 525,424,630 million* | Per capita: USD 7,144* * World Bank data, 2016 LOCATION 15˚ 20’ N 61˚ 22’ W Caribbean Sea, south-southeast of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique CAPITAL Roseau TIME ZONE GMT-4 (no daylight savings) TOTAL AREA 751 km2 (290 sq mi) AGE DEMOGRAPHICS 0-14: 21.72%, 15-64: 67.14%, 65 : 11.14% (2017 est) OFFICIAL LANGUAGE English (vernacular languages: Antillean Creole and French Patois) LITERACY RATE 97.1% (15-24 years) RELIGION Roman Catholic, Methodist, Anglican, Seventh Day Adventist, Baptist, and other religions GOVERNMENT TYPE Unitary parliamentary republic CURRENCY East Caribbean dollar (XCD), pegged to the US dollar (USD) EXCHANGE RATE 1 USD = XCD 2.7169 LEGAL SYSTEM Based on English Common Law MAIN INDUSTRIES Tourism, agriculture, and light manufacturing.Main exports: coffee, cocoa, bananas, citrus fruits, and tropical fruits.Our Town Hall Meetings, advocacy, dialogue with the public sector, input on national policies, networking opportunities, trade opportunities; our ‘Chew On It’ and ‘Eggs & Issues’ events with knowledgeable guest speakers seek to address relevant topics on your behalf. Sighted on 3 November 1493 during Christopher Columbus's second voyage to the "New World," Dominica was named for the day: dies Dominica, "the Lord's Day" or "Sunday" in Latin.