Dominica flag information
Description flag of Dominica
green with a centered cross of three equal bands - the vertical part is yellow (hoist side), black, and white and the horizontal part is yellow (top), black, and white; superimposed in the center of the cross is a red disk bearing a sisserou parrot encircled by 10 green five-pointed stars edged in yellow; the 10 stars represent the 10 administrative divisions (parishes)
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Official country name
Commonwealth of Dominica
Dominican(s) (noun) 0 (adjective)
English (official), French patois
72,514 ranked 204, (data 2008)
known as ""The Nature Island of the Caribbean"" due to its spectacular, lush, and varied flora and fauna, which are protected by an extensive natural park system; the most mountainous of the Lesser Antilles, its volcanic peaks are cones of lava craters and include Boiling Lake, the second-largest, thermally active lake in the world. The lowest point is Caribbean Sea 0 m.
Coastline 148 km.
10 parishes; Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, Saint Patrick, Saint Paul, Saint Peter
3 November 1978 (from UK)