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Dominica is a Caribbean island nation located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, bordered by Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. It has a total land area of 751 square kilometers and a population of over 73,000 people. The capital city of Dominica is Roseau which is located on the west coast of the island. The physical geography of Dominica is characterized by its tropical climate with warm temperatures throughout the year and plenty of rainfall. The landscape consists mainly of mountainous terrain with some lowland areas in the south. Its highest peak is Morne Diablotins which stands at 1447 meters above sea level while its lowest point is at sea level along its coastline. The coastline of Dominica consists mainly of rocky cliffs and sandy beaches along its Caribbean Sea shoreline while its North Atlantic Ocean shoreline consists mainly of coral reefs and lagoons. There are several small rivers which run through the country including Layou River in Marigot Bay, Pagua River in Portsmouth, and Roseau River in Roseau Valley while Lake Boeri to the east is one of its largest lakes at over 70 square kilometers in size. Additionally, Dominica’s landscape features several volcanoes such as Mount Soufriere which stands at 961 meters above sea level as well as numerous hot springs throughout the country. Check bridgat for Dominica Weather and Climate.