he Dominican Republic (/dəˈmɪnɪkən/ də-MIN-ik-ən; Spanish: República Dominicana, pronounced [reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana]) is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest nation in the Antilles by area (after Cuba) at 48,671 square kilometers (18,792 sq mi), and third-largest by population, with approximately 10.8 million people (2020 est.), of whom approximately 3.3 million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city.(Source: DBpedia)
On November 18, 2021, H. E. Mr. Robert Takata, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Dominican Republic, visited JIRCAS and exchanged opinions with President Koyama and other executive staff on the possibility of joint research.