Coconut harvest in the Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is home to many tropical fruits. Among them are mango, papaya, lime, banana, passion fruit and avocado (which some actually consider a vegetable).  

But the Caribbean island’s most widely-known exotic fruit is the coconut. Coconuts are also one of the Dominican Republic’s main exports.

Popular vacation destination Punta Cana is sometimes referred to as the “Coconut Coast.”

The tropical fruit has a high nutritional value and can be used in multiple ways.

Check out these unique images of a coconut harvest in this cool Caribbean country.

Coconut harvest in the Dominican Republic

Coconut harvest in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is home to many tropical fruits. Among them are mango, papaya, lime, banana, passion fruit and avocado (which some actually consider a vegetable). But the Caribbean island's most widely-known exotic fruit is the coconut. Coconuts are also one of the Dominican Republic's main exports. Popular vacation destination Punta Cana is sometimes referred to as the “Coconut Coast.” The tropical fruit has a high nutritional value and can be used in multiple ways. Check out these unique images of a coconut harvest in this cool Caribbean country.