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Dominican Republic

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Dominican Republic. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Dominican Republic's geography, history, government, economy,…

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Trujillo

(Encyclopedia) Trujillo: see Santo Domingo, city, Dominican Republic.

Barahona

(Encyclopedia) Barahona, city Dominican Republic: see Santa Cruz de Barahona.

Báez, Buenaventura

(Encyclopedia) Báez, Buenaventura bwnävntoo´rä bä´s, c.1810–1884, president of the Dominican Republic (1849–53; 1856–58; 1865–66; 1868–73). Like his rival, Santana, Báez was unscrupulous and…

Santiago de los Caballeros

(Encyclopedia) Santiago de los Caballeros säntyä´g d ls käbäy´rs, city (1993 pop. 364,859), N Dominican Republic, on the Yaque del Norte River. The second most important city in the country, it…

San Francisco de Macorís

(Encyclopedia) San Francisco de Macorís sn frnss´k mäkrs´, city (1993 pop. 96,503), N Dominican Republic. It is the commercial and processing center for an agricultural region. Its port is…

Baní

(Encyclopedia) Baní bän´, city (1993 pop. 47,554), Peravia prov., S Dominican Republic. It is the commercial and manufacturing center in a region producing bananas and coffee. Baní is linked to…

La Romana

(Encyclopedia) La Romana lä rmän´ä, city (1993 pop. 132,834), SE Dominican Republic, on the Caribbean Sea. It is the capital and major port of La Romana province. The site of several resorts, the…