Below are a few useful facts that may be of interest to you during your stay:
Country: Dominican Republic
Population: Approximately 8 million
Official Language: Spanish. English is also spoken in many regions.
Province: Santo Domingo
Adjective of Nationality: Dominican
Currency: Dominican Peso
Surface Area: 18,704 m2
Type of Government: Democracy
Economy: Primarily, tourism-based. Also, agriculture.
Climate: Humid, tropical climate all year round. The rainy season is from May to August; however, it may rain at any time.
The sun in these latitudes is very strong. It is thus advisable to take precautions, such as using high-SPF sunscreen to avoid burns and wearing a hat to protect your head. Sunbathing should be done between 9 and 11 am or after 4 pm.