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Language and Religion

First Cathedral of America: Cathedral of Santa Maria La Menor dedicated to our Lady of the Incarnation and Santo Domingo Guzman.
First Cathedral of America: Cathedral of Santa Maria La Menor dedicated to our Lady of the Incarnation and Santo Domingo Guzman.

Spanish is the official language of the Dominican Republic. English is widely spoken especially in tourist areas. Traffic signs and most menus in restaurants are in Spanish. A French dialect is heard along the Haitian frontier.

Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion. There is a small Protestant community and a small percentage of the people follow African animist religious beliefs.

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