The Dominican Republic is a country located in the Caribbean Sea. It is a part of the Greater Antilles Islands, which also includes the island of Puerto Rico. The Dominican Republic is the second largest country in the Caribbean, with a land area of 18,823 square miles. The capital of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo, which is also the largest city in the country. The Dominican Republic has a tropical climate and is known for its beautiful beaches. The economy of the Dominican Republic is mostly based on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing.