Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Dominican Republic

Capital: Santo Domingo
World Bank Region: Latin America & Caribbean
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 48,310 (2007)
Population (people): 9,504,336 (2007)
Population density (people per km2 land area): 196.74 (2007)
Population growth (annual): 1.4% (2007)
Life expectancy at birth (years): 72 (2007)
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 29 (2007)
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $9,671.45 (2007)
GDP growth (annual): 8.7% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 270,520 (2014)
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 9.09% (2014)

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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Bancos de la Plata y de la Navidad 478071 478071 22526 Ib
Cayos Sietes Hermanos 478082 478082 134 IV
Del Este 180 180 798 II
Hatillo 478096 478096 319 VI
Jaragua 6673 6673 1575 II
Los Haitises 181 181 634 II
Manglares del Bajo Yuna 478124 478124 125 II
Montecristi 6674 6674 259 II
Sierra Martín García 478141 478141 243 II
Marine Ecoregions

No Marine Ecoregions found in this country