Hispaniola is a Caribbean island 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 American mainland. Today it encompasses two separate countries:

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  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  ,
  • Latitude of center:  19° north
  • Longitude of center:  71° west
  • Elevation:  2,331 meters (7,648 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Hispaniola
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hispaniola

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Other Names for Hispaniola

  • Esperanto:  Hispaniolo
  • French:  Haïti, Ile d'Haïti, Saint-Domingue
  • Spanish:  Española, Isla de Santo Domingo, La Española, Santo Domingo
  • Bohio
  • Kiskeya
  • Quisqueya

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