Population? 9,952,711 Capital City? Santo Domingo
Traditional Food? Sports? In Boxing , the country has produces scores of world class fighters and several world champions. Baseball is the most popular sport played. Basketball Flan Paella
Famous People? Baseball is by far the most popular sport in the Dominican Republic today. After the United States, the Dominican Republic has the second-highest number of baseball players in Major League Baseball. Tony Abreu Winston Abreu Jose Acevedo
Famous People? Oscar De La Renta Oscar, born in the Dominican Republic, is a fashion designer who designs runway clothes, bridal dresses, fur coats, and jewellery for people all over the world. Mariasela Alvarez ‘ Miss World’ 1982 Mariasela Alvarez, was born in Santo Domingo. She became the first Dominican woman to win an international beauty title, she then became one of the most popular figures in her native country.
Dominican Republic has the only flag with a bible in it. Lisa Marie Presley (Elvis Presley's daughter) and Michael Jackson (Jackson 5) got married May 18, 1994. The ceremony was held at Casa de Campo in La Romano, Dominican Republic. The military, armed forces and police cannot vote for the President. Random Facts? Santo Domingo was founded by Bartholomew Columbus, Christopher Columbus’s brother who discovered the American continents .