Dominican Republic - General information
Region region
Capital Santo Domingo
Language Spanish
Currency Dominican Peso
Population 9,445,281
Phone code +1809
Cost of living in Dominican Republic
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 101 203
Food 157 278
Transportation 22 190
Communications and utilities 67 63
Clothing 23 87
Sports and leisure 21 73
Total 391 895
Accommodation in Dominican Republic USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 102
Shared room in city centre 206
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 307
Coordinates of Dominican Republic
Time Zone America/Santo_Domingo
GMT -4
DST -4
Latitude 19.000000000
Longitude -70.666670000
Elevation (STRM3) 1459 m.

List of largest cities in Dominican Republic

 
Santo Domingo Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo Nacional
2,201,941
Santiago de los Caballeros Santiago de los Caballeros
Santiago de los Caballeros Santiago
1,200,000
Santo Domingo Oeste Santo Domingo Oeste
Santo Domingo Oeste Santo Domingo
701,269
San Pedro de Macoris San Pedro de Macoris
San Pedro de Macoris San Pedro de Macorís
217,899
La Romana La Romana
La Romana La Romana
208,437
Bella Vista Bella Vista
Bella Vista Nacional
175,683

Cost of living and prices in Dominican Republic

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 32 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 7 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 27 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 4 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 24,028 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 13 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 58 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 52 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 99 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 80 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 384 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 221 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 771 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 384 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 54 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 43 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,203 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 734 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 365 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 11.80%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Dominican Republic

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 33 32 31 29 29 29 29 30 30 31 33 33 33
Average high °C 31 30 29 28 28 28 28 29 29 31 31 31 29
Average temperature °C 27 27 26 25 24 24 25 26 26 27 27 27 26
Average low °C 23 23 22 22 21 20 21 22 23 23 24 24 22
Record low °C 18 16 16 14 15 15 15 15 16 18 18 18 14
Rain Days 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 13
Fog Days 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 14
Thunderstorms Days 9 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 5 5 7 8 48
Average precipitation Mm. 155 153 128 87 63 54 55 88 176 139 131 144 1372
Relative humidity % 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 43
Relative humidity morning % 83 83 83 55 82 83 82 55 55 55 55 81 71
Relative humidity evening % 70 71 71 69 68 68 68 68 70 69 69 69 69
Wind speed Km/h 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 11 12 12 11
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 11 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 13 13
Dew point °C 21 21 20 19 19 19 19 19 20 21 21 21 240
Growing degree-day °C 508 510 462 457 438 410 468 473 505 514 530 530 5804
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 20 18 16 15 16 18 21 22 22 23 22 22 20
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