Dominican Republic

Fun Facts

Located in the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.

The Dominican Republic is the oldest country of the Americas and was discovered by Christopher Columbus on his first trip from Spain in 1492.

Today, over 800,000 children play organized baseball in the Dominican Republic.

The Dominican Republic’s chief agricultural export is sugarcane, which is used to produce sugar and sugar-based products.

[Jesus said,] ”I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.” John 10:11