gained its own independence in November 3, 1978 from United Kingdom. People usually communicate through telephone, Fax, mobile and internet in Dominica.
Roseau, the capital has the most inhabitants among the other cities with 26000 people. Portsmouth with population of 3600 people is another important city. The rest of population is scattered around the Isle.
Parishes of Dominica:
Dominica is divided into ten parishes, given below with their 2011 Census populations:
1. Saint Andrew Parish (9,471) 6. Saint Luke Parish (1,668)
2. Saint David Parish (Saint David) 7.Saint Mark Parish (1,834)
3. Saint George Parish (21,241) 8. Saint Patrick Parish (7,622)
4. Saint John Parish (6,561) 9. Saint Paul Parish (9,786)
5. Saint Joseph Parish (5,637) 10. Saint Peter Parish (1,430)
About 80% of the population is Roman Catholic, though in recent years a number of Protestant churches have been established. There is also a small Muslim community in Dominica, and the nation's first mosque was built recently near Ross University.
English is the official language of Dominica and is universally spoken and understood. Though French is spoken by many people on the island.
The tropical climate has turned Dominica into an agriculture-based economy so products like Banana, coffee, pineapple and other citrus are the great part of exports of the island. Dominica has also focused on tourism, ecotourism and Hotel as other economical activities. The national currency of Dominica is East Caribbean Dollar which is subdivided into cents.
Dominica has a tropical wet climate with characteristically warm temperatures and heavy rainfall. Temperature ranges are slight. Average daytime temperatures generally vary from 26 °C (78.8 °F) in January to 32 °C (89.6 °F) in June. Diurnal ranges are usually no greater than 3 °C (5.4 °F) in most places, but temperatures dipping to 13 °C (55.4 °F) on the highest peaks are not uncommon.
Tehran is 8:30 hours ahead of Roseau.
Annually the beauties of Nature Island attract many tourists and visitors from around the world to enjoy their time in Dominica. The type of activities they usually take part are aerial Tram, bird watching, Snorkeling , canyoning, and many types of street dancing festivals.
Travel by Air:
American Airlines and Liat Air have daily direct flights to Dominica. Moreover, few other airlines such as Air Canada, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, U.S. Airways, Lufthansa and Air Jamaica have daily flights to nearby international airports that can be connected to Dominica with short flights by Air Taxis or Liat couple of times on a daily basis.