Hispaniola is a that was explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the mainland.

Hispaniola Map


  • Type: island
  • Location: ,
  • Population: 21,400,000
  • Latitude of center: 19° or 19° north
  • Longitude of center: -71° or 71° west
  • Elevation: 2331 meters (7648 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 3504558

Other Names for Hispaniola

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