San Rafael del Yuma

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San Rafael del Yuma
San Rafael del Yuma is located in the Dominican Republic
San Rafael del Yuma
San Rafael del Yuma
Coordinates: 18°27′12″N 68°42′36″W / 18.45333°N 68.71000°W / 18.45333; -68.71000
Country Dominican Republic
Province La Altagracia
Founded 1608
Municipality since 1904
Area[1]
 • Total 981.2 km2 (378.8 sq mi)
Elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 46,687
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Demonym Yumense(a)
Municipal Districts 2

San Rafael del Yuma is a municipality of approximately 100,000 people, located in the La Altagracia province of the Dominican Republic. The ruins of Juan Ponce de León's residence are located on a plateau located three kilometers from San Rafael de Yuma. The municipality is located 10 kilometers from Boca de Yuma.

Coordinates: 18°26′N 68°40′W / 18.433°N 68.667°W / 18.433; -68.667

Sectors[edit]

The city is divided into 16 sectors that are,

  • Banda Abajo
  • Bayahíbe
  • Bejucal Abajo
  • Boca del Yuma
  • Cabo Falso
  • Coral
  • Gato
  • Jaragua Abajo
  • La Piñita
  • Las Joyas del Mar
  • Mata Chalupe
  • Punta Papayo
  • San José del Yuma
  • San Rafael
  • Yuma Abajo
  • Yuma Arriba


References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica