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Noroeste Destination Guide

Explore Noroeste in Dominican Republic.

Noroeste in the region of Samaná is a place in Dominican Republic - some 65 mi (or 105 km) North-East of Santo Domingo, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Noroeste

Current time in Noroeste is now 11:53 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Santo Domingo" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, San Pedro de Macorís, Puerto Plata, Salvaleón de Higüey or San Juan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Villa Clara, Santa Barbara de Samana, Rio Los Cocos, Noroeste, Maria Luisa and Los Algarrobos. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Samana Republica Dominicana Dominican ...

03:20 min ( August 16, 2010 by dominicana0tv)
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Samana, Dominican Republic, Republica Dominicana, . Tropical vacation, Punta Cana, Barcelo, Caribbean

Gran Bahia Principe Cayacoa

06:09 min ( November 16, 2009 by MichaelRicoRico)
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Unseren Freund Rafael besuchen wir sehr gerne und freuen uns über die geschmackvolle Gestaltung und herrliche Aussicht des Hotels

Isla de Cayo Levantado * Gran Bahia Prin...

04:20 min ( October 08, 2009 by JCVdude)
Views: 27,632 - Rating: 3.94444/5

The end of the tour ,Isla de Cayo Levantado * Gran Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, Samana, Dominican Republic - no we were not staying at this luxury all inclusive resort, we came to have lunch on this...


02:14 min ( June 10, 2008 by Jean Pierre)
Views: 12,010 - Rating: 3/5

Videos de presentation de Samana et les baleines en Republique Dominicaine

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Interesting facts about this location

1946 Dominican Republic earthquake

The 1946 Dominican Republic earthquake occurred on August 4, 1946 at 17:51 UTC near Samaná, Dominican Republic. The mainshock measured 8.1 on the surface wave magnitude scale and an aftershock occurred four days later on August 8 at 13.28 UTC with a magnitude of 7.6. A tsunami was generated by the initial earthquake and caused widespread devastation across Hispaniola. The tsunami was observed in much of the Caribbean and the southern Atlantic ocean.

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Located at 19.22, -69.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1946 earthquakes, 1946 in Haiti, 1946 in the Dominican Republic, Earthquakes in Haiti, Earthquakes in the Dominican Republic, Megathrust earthquakes

Action of 18 October 1782

The Action of 18 October 1782 was a minor naval engagement of the American War of Independence, in which the French 74-gun ship of the line Scipion, accompanied by a frigate, was chased by two ships of the line, HMS London and Torbay. Outmanoeuvering her larger opponents, Scipion obtained a favourable position that allowed her to rake HMS London, causing severe damage and escaping. The British resumed the chase, and Scipion struck a rock in Samana Bay, becoming a total loss.

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Located at 19.22, -69.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Conflicts in 1782, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles of the American Revolutionary War

Samaná Peninsula

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. The Peninsula contains many beaches, especially in the city of Santa Bárbara de Samaná. It contains 3 rivers. The main roads are the DR-5 and the Samaná Highway that leads from the peninsula to Santo Domingo. The peninsula also contains the Samaná El Catey International Airport.

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Located at 19.22, -69.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Geography of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province

Samaná Bay

Samaná Bay is a bay in the eastern Dominican Republic. The Yuna River flows into the Samaná Bay, and it is located south of the town and peninsula of Samaná. Among its features are protected islands that serve as nesting sites for pelicans and frigate birds, caves with pre-Columbian pictographs and petroglyphs, and mangrove-lined river tributaries. In the winter, many whales calve in the bay.

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Located at 19.22, -69.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Bays of the Atlantic Ocean, Bays of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province

El Limón, Samaná

El Limón (in English, The Lemon) is a municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná province, Dominican Republic. It is on the north coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the Atlantic coast. There are other two municipal districts with the same name (El Limón) in the country: one in the Independencia province and the other in the Santiago province. Théodore Chassériau, a French painter, was born in El Limón in 1819.

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Located at 19.22, -69.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of the Dominican Republic, Samaná Province