Capital Roseau

Population 71,293

Area 751 km2

Key facts

Dominica is a country located in Caribbean. The country has no land neighbors.

English is an official language in Dominica. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to Dominica.

The national currency in Dominica is East Caribbean dollar (XCD). The dollar (EC$) is subdivided into 100 cent.





Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Dominica is 129.36 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 187.01 Mbps and 128.37 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density When compared to the world average, Dominica has less ATMs.27.71 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Dominica, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There are 2 socket types used in Dominica. Type D is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type D 230 V, 50 Hz  Type G 230 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).


What hotel chains are present in Dominica?

There are no Mariott hotels in Dominica.

There are no Hilton hotels in Dominica.

There are no IHG hotels in Dominica.

There are no Best Western hotels in Dominica.

There are no Radisson hotels in Dominica.

There are no Accor hotels in Dominica.

What fast food chains are present in Dominica?

The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Dominica.

The KFC chain operates in Dominica.

The Burger King chain operates in Dominica.

The Subway chain operates in Dominica.

The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Dominica.

The Starbucks chain does not operate in Dominica.


What is the weather like in Roseau?

Today the sun in Roseau, rises at 5:48 AM and sets at 6:20 PM. The climate of Roseau may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen’s classification system.

TodayApr 18Rain showersLow: 23.8°C (74.84°F)High: 29.2°C (84.56°F)
FridayApr 19Rain showersLow: 23.7°C (74.66°F)High: 29.9°C (85.82°F)
SaturdayApr 20OvercastLow: 24°C (75.2°F)High: 30.3°C (86.54°F)
SundayApr 21OvercastLow: 24.2°C (75.56°F)High: 30.4°C (86.72°F)
MondayApr 22Partly cloudlyLow: 24.9°C (76.82°F)High: 29.5°C (85.1°F)
TuesdayApr 23Partly cloudlyLow: 24.4°C (75.92°F)High: 29.4°C (84.92°F)

Weather data for Roseau (capital city) by


Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Dominica.

Car Rental Avis is available, but Sixt , Hertz are not present in Dominica.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  No data available.

Driving Side In Dominica traffic is right-handed.


Theft Occurrence Rate  13.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2020.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 10.90 deaths per 100,000 people in 2016.The global average is 16.74.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Dominica

999 Police
999 Ambulance
999 Fire police


Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban No known rules against smoking, or no information is available.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

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