The Whole Truth About The Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Haiti. Dominican Republic bordered to the north Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea to the south. The local population is more than 8 million people, with five million people live in the capital Dominican Republic Santo Domingo (Holy Saturday). Dominicans is a mixture of African slaves (in the past) and the Spanish kollonizatorov, mostly. There are quite black Dominicans, and there are some that look almost different from the Europeans.
The latter, generally have a business, or good positions and higher education and racial prejudice is not just the children of other parents, who in turn gave the children the education, inheritance and a corresponding education. But as in all countries, if your ancestor 'motokoncho' (motorcycle taxi – the poor segment of the population in the Dominican Republic), the heir to rely not on that. In general, people are very friendly, friendly, helpful and very cheerful, no matter what. Local fiery rhythms (merenge. bachata) sound everywhere. And they should not drink alcohol to have fun and dance (as opposed to Russian, for the most part), their 'Rushing out of life. " These people are very faithful in largely katalitsizm-90%, Baptists, ivangelisty … but menshestvo.
Official language – Spanish. But in resort areas used by English, German and Italian. Time The time difference with Moscow: subtract 8 hours during the summer, minus 7 hours – in the winter. Currency The Dominican peso (RD $). 1 dollar equals 36 pesos. Rate stable. It is recommended to have the dollars they apply for cash payments equal to the local currency.