Dominica

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.

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 2.62 XCD and 1 USD is worth 2.7 XCD.

Dominican
Banknotes

EC$5EC$10EC$20EC$50EC$100

Dominican
Coins

1251025EC$1EC$2

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 Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Dominica is 95.34 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density When compared to the world average, Dominica has less ATMs.34.28 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

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).

Food & Hotels

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?

Rice, red beans, and meat are some of the most well-known delicacies to come out of Dominica. If none of these foods appeal to you, check out the list of fast-food restaurants in Dominica below.

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.

Weather

Today the sun in Roseau, rises at 5:54 AM and sets at 5:57 PM. The climate of Roseau may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen's classification system.
TodaySep 29Rain showersLow: 25.5°C (77.9°F)High: 29.5°C (85.1°F)
FridaySep 30ThunderstormLow: 25.9°C (78.62°F)High: 29.9°C (85.82°F)
SaturdayOct 1Rain showersLow: 26.3°C (79.34°F)High: 30.8°C (87.44°F)
SundayOct 2OvercastLow: 26.2°C (79.16°F)High: 30.9°C (87.62°F)
MondayOct 3ThunderstormLow: 26.1°C (78.98°F)High: 29.6°C (85.28°F)
TuesdayOct 4Rain showersLow: 25.6°C (78.08°F)High: 29.3°C (84.74°F)

Weather data for Roseau (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

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.

Safety

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 16.71.

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

Emergency phones in Dominica

999 Police
999 Ambulance
999 Fire police

Sources

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.

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Dominica?

Currently, citizens of 196 countries can enter Dominica without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Dominica.

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