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Dominican Republic (GPS: 19 00 N, 70 40 W) located in the Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti. The country’s area measurements are total: 48,670 sq km; land: 48,320 sq km, water: 350 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly more than twice the size of New Hampshire. The total irrigated land is 3,070 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Dominican Republic: Shares island of Hispaniola with Haiti (eastern two-thirds makes up the Dominican Republic, western one-third is Haiti). The second-largest country in the Antilles (after Cuba). Geographically diverse with the Caribbean’s tallest mountain, Pico Duarte, and lowest elevation and largest lake, Lago Enriquillo.