Arroyo Barril, Samaná

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Arroyo Barril
Municipal District
Arroyo Barril, Samaná is located in Dominican Republic
Arroyo Barril
Coordinates: 19°11′55″N 69°25′47″W / 19.19861°N 69.42972°W / 19.19861; -69.42972Coordinates: 19°11′55″N 69°25′47″W / 19.19861°N 69.42972°W / 19.19861; -69.42972
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Samaná
Municipality since
2003
Area[1]
 • Total 35.43 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 11,007
 • Density 311/km2 (810/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,417
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) AST (UTC-4)
Distance 12 km (7.5 mi) to Samaná

Arroyo Barril is a Municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná province in the Dominican Republic . It is on the south coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the coast of Samaná Bay.

It was made a municipal district on May 1, 2003.[3]

Population[change | edit source]

In the last national census (2010), the district had a total population of 11,007: 5,591 men and 5,416 women. The urban population was 22% of the total population.[2]

Economy[change | edit source]

The most important economic activities of Arroyo Barril are the same of the province: agriculture, fishing and tourism.

The Arroyo Barril Airport is in this place; it is a national airport with flights to other airports in the country.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. 2.0 2.1 Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (in Spanish) (PDF). http://censo2010.one.gob.do/resultados/Resumen_resultados_generales_censo_2010.pdf. Retrieved 2013-1-29.
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004) (in Spanish). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. ISBN 999349391-0.