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Official Country Name: Commonwealth of Dominica
Region: Puerto Rico & Lesser Antilles
Population: 71,540
Language(s): English, French patois
Literacy Rate: 94%

The island of Dominica is part of the Lesser Antilles, located between the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe in the Caribbean Sea, with a population of 74,900 people (1996). The island is approximately 754 square kilometers (290 square miles). The capital city of Dominica is Roseau.

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