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Dominican Republic Culture

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Introduction to Dominican Republic culture

The people of the Dominican Republic are a mix of Taina Indian, African, and Spanish descent. The island country served as a base for further Spanish exploration in the region in the 16th century, and, likewise, the people here are mostly of mixed heritage.

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