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Barahona
Province
Barahona Dominican Republic town municipal building.
Barahona Dominican Republic town municipal building.
Official seal of Barahona
Location of the Barahona Province
Location of the Barahona Province
Coordinates: 18°12′0″N 71°06′0″W / 18.20000°N 71.10000°W / 18.20000; -71.10000Coordinates: 18°12′0″N 71°06′0″W / 18.20000°N 71.10000°W / 18.20000; -71.10000
CountryDominican Republic
Province since1881
CapitalSanta Cruz de Barahona
Area
 • Total1,739.38 km2 (671.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total232,818
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166 codeDO-04

Barahona (Spanish pronunciation: [baɾaˈona]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. The Barahona Coast is located on the southwestern part of the Dominican Republic approximately three hours drive from Santo Domingo the capital of the Dominican Republic. In 2019, volunteers from Amigos de las Americas visited to facilitate projects within the various municipalities of Barahona.[2]

  1. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  2. ^ "Getting to know Barahona".

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