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Universidad Central Del Este
EASTERN CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (SPANISH : UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DEL ESTE; abbreviated as UCE) is a private university in the Dominican Republic , founded in San Pedro de Macorís on October 15, 1970, in the eastern region of the country. The University's Department of Medicine operates an important medical center located in the center of Santo Domingo . At an undergraduate level, the UCE counts with twelve academic departments: Medicine
Medicine
, Dentistry , Bioanalysis , Pharmaceutics , Business
Business
Sciences , Systems , Tourism
Tourism
, Production Sciences , Construction Sciences , Natural Resources , Law , and Social and Public Communication . The Dominican State officially recognized the institution through the Presidential Decree N°. 1205, on July 2, 1971
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San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
SAN CRISTóBAL is a municipality (municipio ) and the capital of the San Cristóbal province in the Dominican Republic . Within the municipality there is one municipal district (distrito municipal): Hato Damas . CONTENTS * 1 Sectors * 2 History * 3 Geography * 4 Climate * 5 Economy * 6 Notable People from San Cristóbal * 7 Sites of interest * 8 References SECTORS * 5 de abril * Canastica * El Pomier * Hatillo * La Cruz * La Guandulera * La Suiza * La Toma * Las Flores * Lava Pies * Los Cacaitos * Los Molinas * Los Montones * Los Corozos * Los Novas * Madre Vieja Norte * Madre Vieja Sur * Medina * Moscú * Pueblo Nuevo * Sabana Toro * Villa Fundación * Villa Liberación * Villa Valdez * Zona Verde * miracielo * Villa Mercedes * Las Arecas * Villa Liveracion * Najayo Arriba * Yaguate * Cambita * Doña Ana * Hatillo * Nicole * San Isidro * Nigua * Frank ReynaHISTORYSan Cristóbal was founded in the late 16th century
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Barahona (city)
BARAHONA, also known as SANTA CRUZ DE BARAHONA, is the main city of the Barahona Province , in the south of the Dominican Republic . It is one of the most important cities on the island, with a very active port and many ecotourism attractions. The city is also a centre of sugar production and industry. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Climate * 3 Economy * 4 Transport * 5 Notable natives and residents * 6 References HISTORYSince the 18th century, the region was occupied by fishermen and people that came here to cut trees . When Toussaint L\'Ouverture took the eastern part of the Hispaniola island in the name of France , he gave the order to create the town of Barahona in 1802 as part of the Ozama Department . After the Independence in 1844, Barahona was a military post of the Azua Province . In 1858, Barahona was elevated to the category of municipality . When the province was created in 1881, Barahona was made its head municipality
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Pedernales, Dominican Republic
The Dominican city of PEDERNALES is the capital of the Pedernales Province , in the Dominican Republic . It is located in the southwest of the country, on the border, and has a crossing to the Haitian town of Anse-à-Pitres . Pedernales, Dominican Republic, May 2007. CONTENTS * 1 National Parks * 2 History * 3 Culture * 4 Touristic Places * 5 Climate * 6 References NATIONAL PARKS * Parque Nacional Jaragua * Parque Nacional Sierra de Bahoruco These two parks, along with Lake Enriquillo and adjoining zones of the Municipality Pedernales, form the first biosphere reserve in the country. HISTORYThe official foundation of the colony of Pedernales was produced in the year 1927 during the Government of Horacio Vásquez, who appointed as Administrator to the well-known writer Sócrates Nolasco . The colonists proceeded of Duvergé mostly. The first one was Mrs Epiphany Rocha, later other families from Barahona arrived, Oviedo and Villa Jaragua
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San Juan De La Maguana
SAN JUAN DE LA MAGUANA is the capital municipality and the largest city in the province of San Juan , in the western region of the Dominican Republic . It was one of the first cities founded on the island; founded in 1503 and was given the name of San Juan de la Maguana by San Juan Bautista and the Taino name of the valley: Maguana. The term Maguana means "the first stone, the unique stone". CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Climate * 3 History * 4 Economy * 5 References GEOGRAPHYSan Juan de la Maguana is in the center of Valley of San Juan with the Central ("Cordillera Central") mountain range to the north and east, and the Sierra de Neiba to the south. To the west there is a range of low hills. The San Juan River is the main river of the region, and the city was founded on the eastern side of this river
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La Romana, Dominican Republic
LA ROMANA is the seventh-largest city in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
with a population estimated in 2010 at 130,426 within the city limits (metropolitan population: 214,109), of whom 127,623 are urban and 2,803 are rural. The city is capital of the southeastern province of La Romana , opposite Catalina Island . The name Romana comes from a balance that was used to weigh merchandise for export. Santa Rosa de Lima is the patron saint of La Romana. The modern La Romana International Airport was opened in 1999. The city is near several other cities, such as San Pedro de Macorís and the national capital, Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo
de Guzmán . The city is a hub for a growing tourist industry with several nearby local resort spots, such as the beachfront Bayahibe , Dominicus, Casa de Campo, and the growing number of golf resorts that surround the area
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PUCMM
The PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATóLICA MADRE Y MAESTRA (Mother and Teacher Pontifical Catholic University), named after Pope John XXIII 's encyclical Mater et magistra, that is, Mother and Teacher, (PUCMM for its Spanish acronym) is the first private , Roman Catholic , coeducational , university in the Dominican Republic . The university grants undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degrees through three campuses. Its main campus is in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros , and it has smaller campus in Santo Domingo and an extension in Puerto Plata . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Divisions * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe university was established on September 9, 1962 and it has become one of the country's top institutions of higher education. It was the first University to offer Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics Engineering careers
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Santiago De Los Caballeros
Motto: English, The Heart City, The first Santiago of America; In Spanish, La ciudad corazón, Primer Santiago de America Santiago de los Treinta Cabelleros Location in the Dominican Republic Coordinates: 19°28′N 70°42′W / 19.467°N 70.700°W / 19.467; -70.700 Coordinates : 19°28′N 70°42′W / 19.467°N 70.700°W / 19.467; -70.700 COUNTRY Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
PROVINCE Santiago MUNICIPALITY Santiago de los Caballeros FOUNDED 1495 GOVERNMENT • MAYOR Abel Martínez<
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El Seybo
EL SEIBO (Spanish pronunciation: ), alternatively spelt EL SEYBO, is a province of the Dominican Republic . Before 1992 it included what is now Hato Mayor province. CONTENTS * 1 Municipalities and municipal districts * 2 Politics * 3 References * 4 External links MUNICIPALITIES AND MUNICIPAL DISTRICTSThe province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios ) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - M.D.) within them: * Santa Cruz de El Seibo , head municipality of the province * Pedro Sánchez (M.D.) * San Francisco-Vicentillo (M.D.) * Santa Lucía (M.D.)* Miches * El Cedro (M.D.) * La Gina (M.D.)The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2014 estimate. Urban population are those living in the seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities or of municipal districts
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Neyba
NEIBA (also spelt Neyba) is a city in the southwest of the Dominican Republic . It is the capital city of the Baoruco province, and is located 180 kilometres west of the national capital, Santo Domingo , close to the shore of Lake Enriquillo , the largest lake in the West Indies
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Duvergé
DUVERGé is the largest city in the Independencia Province of the Dominican Republic . The first settlers of this community were the gentlemen Christopher Pérez and María del Pulgar, originating from San Juan de la Maguana , who they were established in Bermesí. These they were hateros Spanish that with some kin and African slaves founded the populated of The Ladies in the year 1772. Some historiographers affirm that the name of "Las Damas" arose due to that the men that fought in these lands, by the country they kept their women to the edge of the river and when they finished their military combats they exclaimed: We go for our Ladies! Thus the name of Las Damas arose. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Limits * 3 Area * 4 Climate * 5 Economy * 6 References HISTORYThe village of The Ladies becomes a part of the common one of Neyba Province of Azua of Compostela, Department of Ozama May 9 of the 1850 by the law not. 533 on territorial division
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Bayaguana
BAYAGUANA is a municipality (municipio ) of the Monte Plata province in the Dominican Republic . As of the Dominican Republic's 2002 census , the municipality had a total population of 34,786 inhabitants, of which 19,001 resided in urban areas and 15,785 in rural areas. Bayaguana was founded in 1606, when Spain resettled colonists from the northern and western part of Hispaniola closer to Santo Domingo . Spanish colonists from La Yaguana and Bayajá (present-day Léogâne and Fort-Liberté , Haiti ) were resettled in the town. The economy is centered on cattle-ranching and pineapple and rice farming
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Monte Plata
MONTE PLATA is a municipality (municipio ) and the capital of the Monte Plata province in the Dominican Republic . It includes the municipal districts (distritos municipal) of Boyá , Chirino , and Don Juan . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Climate * 3 Hydrology * 4 Culture * 5 References HISTORYMonte Plata was founded by residents of the towns of Monte Cristi and Puerto Plata, whose destruction was ordered by the king of Spain and carried-out by Antonio Ozorio, Governor of the Island. The name is a portmanteau of the names of the two cities MONTE Cristi and Puerto PLATA. The founders of Monte Plata were 87 families from the two previously mentioned cities
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic)
SAN FERNANDO DE MONTE CRISTI is the capital of Monte Cristi Province , Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
. It is located in the northwest region of the country in the coastal lowlands near the border with Haiti
Haiti
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Climate * 3 See also * 4 References HISTORYMonte Cristi was founded by Nicolás de Ovando in 1506 and populated in 1533 by Juan de Bolaños and 63 families from the Canary Islands. These migrated to various parts of the country afterwards leaving the town behind. It was later repopulated and became a very wealthy port in the mid-to-late 16th century. Montecristi in 1906. In 1606, one hundred years after its founding, it was destroyed as retribution for doing business with pirates. In 1756 the city was rebuilt and again became a prosperous trading center, until the early 20th century
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Dajabón
DAJABóN is the capital city of the Dajabón
Dajabón
province in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
, located on the border with Haiti
Haiti
. It is a market town with a population of about 40,000, north of the Cordillera Central mountain range. The city was initially founded between 1771 and 1776 but was soon after abandoned during the War of Independence . It was settled again shortly after the Restoration War in 1865. Dajabón
Dajabón
is located on the Dajabón River , also known as the Massacre River due to an incident that took place in 1728 in which 30 French Buccaneers were killed by Spanish settlers. A battle that took place here between the Spanish and the French in 1690. At the time of this battle, the governor of the French colony, Mr
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