Located on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic is a unique place with a rich cultural heritage. In this text, readers will learn that the Dominican Republic has the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere, is the only second largest island in the Caribbean and many more interesting elements that have shaped the culture of its people.
Welcome to the Dominican Republic! -- A tropical paradise -- Indigenous ancestors -- Historical figures -- Religion and beliefs -- Celebrations -- Fresh and delicious! -- Art of the island -- Writers and books -- A flair for fashion -- Music and dance -- Sports and adventure -- Dominicans in America -- Celebrating life.