Samaná Peninsula

Coordinates: 19°15′01″N 69°25′16″W / 19.250219°N 69.421234°W / 19.250219; -69.421234
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Península de Samaná
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Península de Samaná is located in the Dominican Republic
Península de Samaná
Península de Samaná
Coordinates: 19°15′01″N 69°25′16″W / 19.250219°N 69.421234°W / 19.250219; -69.421234n
CountryDominican Republic
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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 three rivers. The peninsula was originally inhabited by the Ciguayos, which spoke the Ciguayo language at the time of Spanish intervention.[1]


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 hosts agriculture and tourism.


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