Discover The Nature Isle – Dominica
Dominica is an island located in the eastern Caribbean and famed for its lush, unspoilt beauty. Dominicans are proud of their culture, which has been preserved for generations. A diver’s and hiker’s paradise, Dominica promises adventure and discovery, through its volcanic peaks, one of the world’s largest boiling lakes, sulphur springs and underwater champagne springs. Sparkling waterfalls, 365 streams and rivers, and verdent rainforest canopies, Dominica is a treasure for nature lovers. Dominica is also the birthplace and permanent host for The World Creole Music Festival.
Dominica’s location is 15 degrees North latitude and 61 degrees West longitude. The island is situated between the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique.
The population fluctuates between 70-80,000 persons inhabiting the island’s 289 square miles. It’s major cities are the capital of Roseau, and the town of Portsmouth in the north. A former British colony, English is the official language although a significant portion of the population speaks Kwèyòl (Creole), and a few northern villages speak Kokoy.
Dominica also claims the honour of being the site of The Morne Trois Pitons National Park, the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the eastern Caribbean.
The Madam Wob Dwiyet Canada organization is committed to promoting this unique and lovely island, its culture, heritage and traditions in Canada and accross the world. Discover Dominica- The Nature Isle of the Caribbean!