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List Of All Countries That Start With ‘D’

A country in a simple language can be defined as a political state, nation, or controlled territory. We are working on listing countries by alphabets and already discussed the Countries that start with C and Countries that start with E. The listing are very helpful during various assignments. Here is the list of all countries that start with D,

List Of All Countries That Start With ‘D’

1. Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is also popular by the names of DR Congo, DRC, DROC, Congo-Kinshasa or you can simply call the Congo is a beautiful country located in Central Africa. Officially known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa is the capital city of the country and also the largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The country shares its border with Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia and Angola in all directions.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 11th largest country in the world with a land area of 2,345,409 square kilometres and second-largest in Africa. The capital situated on the Congo River and faces Brazzaville which is capital of the neighbouring Republic of the Congo. These two make the closest capital cities on Earth after Rome and Vatican City. The highest point in the country is Mount Stanley with an elevation of 5,109 m. This is the highest point of both the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda and the third highest in Africa.

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2. Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a combined country formed by occupying the eastern five-eighths of the island of Hispaniola located in the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The country is surrounded by the Atlantic ocean in the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south coast. Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic and listed as the one of the oldest city in the continent.

The city has a cobblestoned old core, the Zona Colonial and walled dating back to 1500s that also includes cathedral which was built in the new world. The capital city Santo Domingo is also famous for its nightlife merengue and bachata music across the world. The highest peak in the country is Pico Duarte at an elevation of 3,098 meters (10,164 feet) above the sea level. The country has some of the famous white sand beaches shaded by rows of palm trees, however, other parts lined dramatically with rocky cliffs. Playa Rincon is the most famous and one of the best beaches in the city.

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3. Denmark

Denmark is a beautiful country with more than 400 islands combined, howvever, 70 are inhabited.Officially known as the Kingdom of Denmark, however, it has few self governing bodies such as the Faroe Islands and Greenland in the north Atlantic Ocean. The country shares its border with Sweden, Germany, North Sea and Baltic Sea in respective directions. Official language of the country is Danish which is spoke in most part of the country. Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark situated on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager and linked to Malmo in southern Sweden with one of the longest road and rail bridge in Europe known as the Oresund Bridge. The highest peak of Denmark is Møllehøj with an elevation of 170 meters (558 feet).

Denmark is also rich in flora and fauna and has some unique mammals which is only seen in the country. One of the least “least corrupt” country in the world and all education is free the country. The students of the country will get 900 dollars/month from the administration which they can use for any purpose and that too they never has to pay back teh same. Denmark flag was adopted in 1219 as an independent nation making it one of the oldest flags in the world. It is one of the beautiful countries that start with D.

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4. Djibouti

Djibouti is one of the beautiful countries in Northeast Africa. Officially known as the Republic of Djibouti and shares its border with Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Red sea in respective directions. Arabic and French are the two official languages of the country. Djibouti City is the capital city which is also the largest city in the country. The capital city is situated on the coastal Djibouti Region on the Gulf of Tadjoura popular for its 19th-century architecture and the port at the entrance to the Red Sea.

The highest point of the country is Mousa Ali with en elevation of 2,021 meters (6,631 feet). Djibouti has three national parks, namely Day Forest National Park, Djibouti National Park and Yoboki National Park which plays an important role in protecting important forest island in a sea of semi-desert and deserts of Afar region. The Djiboutian Franc is the official currency of the state and football is the most popular game among the people of the country. It is one of the unique countries that start with D.

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5. Dominica

Dominica is a popular mountainous Caribbean island famous for its geothermal hot springs. Offcially is known as the Commonwealth of Dominica and shares its border with the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, French islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in respective directions. English is the official language of the country with a land area of 754 square kilometres. Roseau is the capital city and also the largest city on the island. Talking about the geography, most of the island has been covered with densely wooded mountains and rainforest and the terrain is steep and extremely rugged.

Morne Diablotins is the highest peak of the country with an elevation of 1,447 meters (4,747 feet). Dominica is also popularly known as “The Nature Island of the Caribbean” because of unique flora and fauna which is protected by the administration by an extensive natural park system. Dominica most popular waterfall is the Victoria Waterfall located in the Morne Trois Pitons National Park formed by the White River cascading over a cliff into a warm pool below. The most famous site for travellers in the country is Champagne Reef located in the marine reserve off the country’s southwest coast.

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