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According to watchtutorials, the population of Dominica is estimated to be around 73,543 people as of July 2019. The majority of Dominicans are of African descent, and the island is known for its vibrant culture, including a mixture of French, English and West Indian influences. The largest population group is the Kalinago or Caribs, who are believed to be the original inhabitants of the island. Other ethnic groups include East Indians, Europeans, Chinese and Lebanese. The official language in Dominica is English but French patois is widely spoken as well. The main religions are Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. Additionally, there are increasing numbers of Hindus and Muslims on the island due to recent immigration from India and the Middle East. Education in Dominica is highly valued with a literacy rate estimated at 95%. Primary schooling starts at age six with all children attending school up until age 16 when they can take their Caribbean examination council (CXC) exams before entering university or college courses. Healthcare in Dominica is provided by both public and private hospitals which offer a range of services including general medical care, dentistry and specialist services such as obstetrics and gynaecology. In addition to this there are numerous community health centres located throughout the country offering primary care services such as immunisation programs, family planning advice and antenatal care for pregnant women. See itypetravel for Dominica Population and Language.

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Overview The Caribbean island of Dominica is a blend of formidable volcanoes, bubbling mountain rivers, dense forests, tranquil lakes and steaming geysers. It is a diverse and beautiful country that could be a magnet for tourists due to its natural conditions and its warm and hospitable people. Despite being one of the poorest countries in… Read More »

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Guadeloupe Guadeloupe is a French colony and consists of 2 large and 7 small islands. The two large ones are called Basse-Terre and Grand-Terre and are separated by the Rivière Salée. The former is a volcanic island with the active La Soufrière volcano, and large banana plantations are grown there, while the latter is mainly… Read More »