Monday, November 22, 2021

Dominican Republic

We just learned about the country of Costa Rica

Let's learn a little about the country of Dominican Republic!

This country is in Central America, and it is on the eastern part of an island in the Caribbean Sea, bordering Haiti.
It is about 18,000 square miles, and about 10 million people live there.
The people in this country speak Spanish

(from: wikipedia - dominican republic)

The flag of Dominican Republic is 4 squares of blue and red, with a white cross in the middle, and the coat of arms in the center.
The blue stands for liberty, the white for salvation, and the red for the blood of heroes.

(from: wikipedia - flag of the dominican republic)

To eat in this country you might have Chimichurri burger, which is ground pork or beef with bread and cabbage and salsa.

(from: wikipedia - chimichurri burger)

Visiting this country you might go see the Pomier Caves, made up of 55 caves created over 2,000 years ago.

(from: wikipedia - pomier caves)

In 1992 in Dominican Republic they built a giant tomb for Christopher Columbus called the Columbus Lighthouse.

(from: wikipedia - columbus lighthouse)

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