Country Posts : Letter D

  • Dominica – Culture

    Dominican culture is mainly Influenced by the Caribs, British, French, and Africans. The prominent religion in Dominica is Roman Catholocism, followed by Evangelicalism. Music and dance are important elements of Dominican culture. Dominican music is a blend of African and European elements and uses traditional Instruments. Celebrations and festivals are…

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  • Dominica – Sports

    The most national and most popular sport in Dominica is cricket. Dominica is a member of the British Windward Islands Control Board. Like other Caribbean countries, water sports are popular in Domina since it is an Island country. Another sport that is commonly played in Dominica is football (soccer).  

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  • Dominica – Cuisine

    Dominican cuisine is a mixture of French, Caribbean, French, and African cuisines. Many fresh fruits and vegetables are grown on the Island, including plantain, oranges, limes, avocado, guava, and many more. Some popular Dominican meals are rice and peas, dumpling soup, and stewed beef or chicken. Callaloo is the national…

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  • Dominica – Geography

    Dominica is an Island in the Caribbean sea. It is a beautiful mountainous country almost entirely covered by rainforest. Dominica is volcanic in origin, there is still thermal activity on the Island. World Land Mass Ranking: 188th Highest Mountain: Morne Diablotins, 1447 m (4747 ft) Longest River: 24 km (15m)…

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  • Dominica – National Flag

    The flag of Dominica was adopted on November 3, 1978. It has a green background bearing a cross of yellow, black, and white stripes. In the center of the flag is a sisserou parrot, which is indigenous to the Island.

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  • Dominica

    Brief History The first inhabitants of Dominica were the Ortoroids, who came to the island from South America. They arrived around 3100 B.C. and lasted until around 400 B.C. The Arawak people inhabited the island around 400 A.D. By 1400, The warring Caribs people wiped the Arawaks off of the…

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  • Djibouti

    Brief History In the 3rd century B.C., Arabians migrated to what is now Djibouti. Their descendants are the Afars, which are Djibouti’s natives today. The Somali Issas came to the country soon after. Islam was introduced to the country in 825, now it is the nation’s predominant religion. In 1843,…

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  • Denmark

    Brief History The first Danes were hunters and fishermen that came to the country at the end of the last Ice Age––as far back as 10,000 B.C. There were farmers in Denmark by 3000 B.C., and by 200 A.D. the Danish people began using the rune language writing system. The…

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  • Do you know?

    Do you know? Belize is home to the only jaguar preserve in the world. Around 1 million tourists visit Belize each year. The national flower of Belize is the black orchid. Many people in Belize can speak at least 2 languages. Know more about it here

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  • Due to the mountainous and cold climate of Austria

    Due to the mountainous and cold climate of Austria, winter sports such as alpine skiing, ice hockey and snowboarding are very popular. The excellent conditions for these winter sports are one of the reasons that many tourists visit Austria. Austrian teams have won numerous awards and titles in alpine skiing…

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  • Democratic Republic of Algeria

    ALGERIA, a country on the continent of Africa, Officially called the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, the country is the largest on the continent of Africa and is the largest Arab country in the world. Algeria is the 10th largest country in the world, so it’s a very big space.…

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