Ramón Santana

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Ramón Santana
Ramón Santana is located in the Dominican Republic
Ramón Santana
Ramón Santana
Coordinates: 18°33′0″N 69°10′48″W / 18.55000°N 69.18000°W / 18.55000; -69.18000
Country Dominican Republic
Province San Pedro de Macorís
Municipality since 1980
 • Total 249.92 km2 (96.49 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 16,548
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)

Ramon Santana is a municipality (municipio) of the San Pedro de Macorís province in the Dominican Republic.[3]

Its original name was Guasa (also spelt Guaza) but, in 1899, was changed to Ramón Santana after the twin brother of Pedro Santana.


The town is on the right side of the Soco river. The Guasa river, a tributary of the Soco, is close to the town.


In 1888, it was made a Puesto Cantonal (a "military post"), similar to the present Municipal district, of the El Seibo province.

In 1938, Ramón Santana was transferred to the San Pedro de Macorís province as a municipality.


  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  3. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos. "Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-01-24. 

Coordinates: 18°33′N 69°11′W / 18.550°N 69.183°W / 18.550; -69.183