Arroyo Barril, Samaná

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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; -69.42972Coordinates: 19°11′55″N 69°25′47″W / 19.19861°N 69.42972°W / 19.19861; -69.42972
Country Dominican Republic
ProvinceSamaná
Municipality since
2003
Area
 • Total35.43 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total11,007
 • Density311/km2 (810/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,417
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 2013-1-29. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004 (in Spanish). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. ISBN 999349391-0.