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Roseau : The Capital City Of Dominica

capital city of Dominica

The capital city of Domanica is Roseau. It is located on the banks of the Roseau which is the capital city of Dominica River in St. George’s Parish in the southwest of the country. Its population is approximately 16,500 inhabitants and in it is an important port.

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Dominica Capital City

Apart from allowing the arrival of ships for tourism purposes, it is also used for commercial transactions such as the export of tropical products such as fruits, essential oils, spices and vegetables Tropical Roseau which is the capital city of  Dominica is the main city and also the capital city of Domanica where the most important companies are located both in tourism and in the tertiary sector.

Interesting Facts About Roseau

Roseau Cathedral

In capital city of Domanica there is a catholic church, whose construction culminated in the year 1916 on a chapel of 1730 in a hill of volcanic stone. It is the seat of the diocese of Dominica which was initially named Notre-Dame du Bon Port du mouillage de Roseau which is the capital city of Dominica (Our Lady of the Good Harbor of the anchorage of Roseau)

Roseau national park

In capital of Domanica there is first National Park also located, it is founded in 1975. Its name means Mountain of three peaks , and among its main natural monuments is the Boiling Lake, the Valley of Desolation , the Emerald Lake and the Titou Gorges And Trafalgar . This place was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.

Boling lake

It is one of the ten most fabulous lakes in the world, consisting of a mixture of vapors that is located east of the city of Roseau – capital city of Dominica, specifically in the center of the National Park of Morne Trois Pitons . It is filled with water with bubbles of too blue-gray, which is usually covered by a cloud of steam. The temperature of the water is usually about 82 to 91.5 degrees Celsius only on the shore, not so proven that of the center which is usually continuously boiling. Near the lake is the Valley of Desolation, which contains hot springs that radiate gases with the smell of sulfur.

Museum of roseau

It is a museum located on the pier of Roseau – capital of Dominica. It is located in the small orange building in the colonial area of ​​the city, next to the Hotel Garraway opposite the old Roseau market. It has two floors in height, where the Tourist Information Office is located on the ground floor, and on the second floor it contains the museum, which offers a beautiful view of the city from its balcony. The museum highlights some elements of the social and cultural history of Dominica, as well as the archeology and geology of the country. The exhibit includes old photographs and some portraits of rulers of the past, some fish and birds, colonial furniture, indigenous cultural items such as ceramics and tools.

Dominican Garden

It is located in the city of Roseau – capital of Dominica. It is one of the few remaining open spaces in the capital and although it was damaged by Hurricane David in 1979, it remains an important space for cultural life in Roseau, as it has long been the scene of party celebration Cricket In addition to being a research center for the conservation of the flora of the country, it is held the celebrations of independence of Dominica as well as state parades. Inside the garden is the Center for Research and Conservation of Parrot in order to create efforts that allow the protection of the two species of endemic parrots the Jacko and Sisserou, both in threat of extinction.

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