Samaná Peninsula

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Península de Samaná
Location of Península de Samaná
Coordinates: 19°15′01″N 69°25′16″W / 19.250219°N 69.421234°W / 19.250219; -69.421234Coordinates: 19°15′01″N 69°25′16″W / 19.250219°N 69.421234°W / 19.250219; -69.421234n
CountryDominican Republic
Population
 (2008)
 • Total241,104

The Samaná Península is a peninsula in Dominican Republic situated in the province of Samaná. The Samaná Peninsula is connected to the rest of the state by the isthmus of Samaná; to its south is Samaná Bay. The peninsula contains many beaches, especially in the city of Santa Bárbara de Samaná. It contains 3 rivers. The main roads are the DR-5 and the Samaná Highway, which leads from the peninsula to Santo Domingo. The peninsula also contains the Samaná El Catey International Airport. The peninsula also has a lot of agriculture and tourism.

Cabo Samaná, at the eastern end of the peninsula

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