Roseau / Dominica
Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an Island country in the West Indies. The capital, Roseau, is located on the western side of the island. It is part of the Windward Islands in the Lesser Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The island is located near Guadeloupe to the northwest and Martinique to the south-southeast. Its area is 750 km2 (290 sq mi), and the highest point is Morne Diablotins, at 1,447 m (4,747 ft) in elevation. The population was 71,293 at the 2011 census. The Commonwealth of Dominica is one of the Caribbean’s few republics
The island was originally inhabited by the Kalinago and later colonised by Europeans, predominantly by the French from the 1690s to 1763. Columbus is said to have passed the island on Sunday, November, 3rd 1493, and the island’s name is derived from the Latin for “Sunday”. Great Britain took possession in 1763 after the Seven Years’ War, and it gradually established English as its official language. The island republic gained independence in 1978.
Important Destination Information
|Population:||approx. 15.000 (Roseau)|
approx. 72.500 (Dominica)
|Currency:||East Carebbean Dollar|
|City map:||Map of Roseau|
|Vaccination recommendations:||Institute for Tropical Diseases|
|Climate chart:||Climate in Roseau|
|Safety information:||Federal Foreign Office|
Points of interest and venues
The list includes popular venues and is not deemed to be complete!
- Botanical Garden
- Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
- St. George’s Anglikanische Church
- Best Caribbean Hotel
- The new market
- Victoria Memorial Building
- Fort Young
- State House
- Dominica Museum
- Old Market
- Trafalgar Falls
- Ti Tou Gorge
- Cabrits National Parc
- Nationalpark Morne Trois Pitons
- Boiling Lake
- Morne Diablotin National Parc
Walk into town
The target Point does not indicate a particular venue, but rather serves as a Point of reference to illustrate the distance between the landing and the City.
Landings & port occupation
Wir weisen darauf hin, dass nicht alle Schiffe an dem dargestellten Liegeplatz liegen müssen.
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