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Santo Domingo ( Français: Saint-Domingue, Russian: Санто-Доминго, Spanish: Santo Domingo, Deutsch: Santo Domingo) is a city in Dominican Republic, situated in the Distrito Nacional region. According to the latest census, the city population is about 2201941 inhabitants. Geographical coordinates of Santo Domingo (WGS84): (lat.): 18° 30' 0" N ( 18.5001 ), (long.): 69° 59' 19" W ( -69.9886 ). Interested in Santo Domingo’s history, and other interesting facts? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Santo Domingo.

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  • Santo Domingo

    Lat:18.5Lon:-69.989
    Dominican Republic

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Temp: 33 °C
Wind Chill:33 °C
Pressure:73 %
Speed:11 km/h
Direction:131 °
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    Santo Domingo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo] meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population. In 2010, its population was counted as 965,040, rising to 2,908,607 when its surrounding metropolitan area was included. The city is coterminous with the boundaries of the Distrito Nacional ("D.N.", "National District"), itself bordered on three sides by Santo Domingo Province.

    Founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama River and then moved by Nicolás de Ovando in 1502 to the west bank of the river, the city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas, and was the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule in the New World. Santo Domingo is the site of the first university, cathedral, castle, monastery, and fortress in the New World. The city's Colonial Zone was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Santo Domingo was called Ciudad Trujillo (Spanish pronunciation: [sjuˈðað tɾuˈxiʝo]), from 1936 to 1961, after the Dominican Republic's dictator, Rafael Trujillo, named the capital after himself. Following his assassination, the city resumed its original designation.

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