Key: 7140  
Country:
Group: Latin America
Volume: 88
Issued: 2304 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 48,734 sq.km; Population - 8,581,000; Capital - Santo Domingo
A Republic in the Caribbean Sea, occupies eastern two thirds of the island
Hispaniola, south east of Cuba. Economy based on plantation agriculture,
producing sugar, coffee, cocoa and tobacco.
Formerly a Spanish dominion, until 1865 when it became fully independent.
First stamps issued in 1865. For earlier stamps see SPANISH WEST INDIES. Direct
UPU membership since October 1st, 1880. Annual output about 45.
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Inscriptions
CORREOS and Coat of Arms
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA
T in four corners

Index
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
      Postal Tax Stamps
 
Currency
8 Reales = 1 Peso
100 Centavos = 1 Peso (1880)
100 Centimos = 1 Franco (1883)
100 Centavos = 1 Peso (1885)
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SPANISH WEST INDIES
Spanish West Indies