Area: 48,443 sq km
The eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, shared with Haiti.
Population: 10,225,482 Annual Growth: 1.41%
Capital: Santo Domingo
Official language: Spanish Languages: 8 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Foreign missions are generally welcomed, but wisdom is required for them to have maximum impact. The most fruitful and effective ministries are holistic, combining evangelism with development and education. Children at risk and the disabled are areas where ministry is fruitful. Some agencies serving in DR: Kids Alive, BIM, AoG, YWAM, IMB.
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The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Dominican Republic.