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La Altagracia Province
La Altagracia is the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana is located on the eastern shores of this province.HistoryThe province was part of the old La Altagracia Province, which split into 2, La Altagracia Province and La Romana Province on February 27, 1961.The name "La Altagracia" commemorates a painting, Our Lady of La Altagracia, which was brought to this area from Spain in the early 16th century. Numerous miracles are attributed to the image.Municipalities and municipal districtsThe province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - M.D.) within them: Salvaleón de HigüeyLagunas de Nisibon (M.D.)La Otra Banda (M.D.)Verón-Punta Cana (M.D.)Boca de Yuma (M.D.)Bayahibe (M.D.)Isla Catalina (M.D.)The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2014 estimate. Urban population are those living in the seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities or of municipal districts. Rural population are those living in the districts (Secciones literally sections) and neighborhoods (Parajes literally places) outside them.The population figures are from the 2014 population estimate. For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.Our Dominican Republic trip itinerary app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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