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Santo Domingo, the oldest city in America

Santo Domingo, capital de la República Dominicana y Ciudad Primada de América

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic and the oldest city in America, located on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River. Founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama river and then moved by Nicolas de Ovando in 1502 on the west bank of …

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Dominican Republic, where the sea is always near and the mountains are never far away.

República Dominicana, donde el mar siempre está cerca y las montañas nunca están lejos.

The white sandy beaches, stunning mountains with spectacular rivers and waterfalls with saltwater lakes teeming with exotic wildlife are a small part of the appeal of the Dominican Republic. The island has much to offer, both to those who want to have fun and those who prefer to relax or explore nature. It is possible, …

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