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    Dominica Geography - 1990

      Total area: 750 km2
      land area: 750 km2

      Comparative area: slightly more than four times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 148 km

      Maritime claims:

      Contiguous zone: 24 nm;

      Extended economic zone: 200 nm;

      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds; heavy rainfall

      Terrain: rugged mountains of volcanic origin

      Natural resources: timber

      Land use: 9% arable land; 13% permanent crops; 3% meadows and pastures; 41% forest and woodland; 34% other

      Environment: flash floods a constant hazard; occasional hurricanes

      Note: located 550 km southeast of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea

      NOTE: The information regarding Dominica on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Dominica Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Dominica Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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