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Arroyo Barril

Coordinates: 19°11′55″N 69°25′47″W / 19.19861°N 69.42972°W / 19.19861; -69.42972
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Arroyo Barril
Arroyo Barril is located in the Dominican Republic
Arroyo Barril
Arroyo Barril
Coordinates: 19°11′55″N 69°25′47″W / 19.19861°N 69.42972°W / 19.19861; -69.42972
Country Dominican Republic
Municipality since
 • Total35.43 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
 • Total11,007
 • Density311/km2 (810/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (AST)
Distance12 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 | change 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 | change 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 | change source]

  1. Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica Archived 2009-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 2.0 2.1 Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-01-29.
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004 (in Spanish). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. ISBN 999349391-0.