The Dominican Republic is located on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean region. The nation occupies three quarters of the island, with an area about 1.33 times that of Taiwan. The western region of the Dominican Republic borders with Haiti, while the Mona Passage on the east is the strait that separates the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico; on the north is the Atlantic Ocean, while the warm Caribbean Ocean is on the south.
48,442 sq km
From May to November each year is the rainy season, and from June to November is the hurricane season. The annual average temperature is between 21 and 25 degrees Celsius.