Puñal

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Puñal
San Antonio del Puñal
Puñal is located in the Dominican Republic
Puñal
Puñal
Coordinates: 19°24′0″N 70°37′0″W / 19.40000°N 70.61667°W / 19.40000; -70.61667Coordinates: 19°24′0″N 70°37′0″W / 19.40000°N 70.61667°W / 19.40000; -70.61667
Country Dominican Republic
Province Santiago de los Caballeros
Area
 • Total 89.12 km2 (34.41 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 69,303
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Website http://elpunal.blogspot.com/

Puñal is a city in Santiago Province. Puñal became a rural section of the municipality of Santiago de los Caballeros in 1937, comprising the spots: Guayabal, Matanzas and Laguna Prieta. In February 2006 the rural section of Puñal was raised to the category of municipality. Puñal comprises the municipal districts Guayabal, Canabacoa, Arenoso, La Javilla and Matanzas.

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