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La Altagracia Province information

La Altagracia
Playa Macao in La Altagracia province, Dominican Republic
Playa Macao in La Altagracia province, Dominican Republic
Coat of arms of La Altagracia
Location of the La Altagracia Province
Location of the La Altagracia Province
CountryLa Altagracia Province Dominican Republic
Province since1944
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body2 municipalities
5 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
4 Deputies
 • Total3,010.34 km2 (1,162.30 sq mi)
 • Total372,289
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-11
Postal Code23000

La Altagracia (Spanish pronunciation: [la altaˈɣɾasja]) is the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana is located on the eastern shores of this province. The province was part of the old La Altagracia Province, which split into 2, La Altagracia Province and La Romana Province on February 27, 1961.

The name "La Altagracia"' meaning the "High Grace" commemorates a painting, Our Lady of La Altagracia, which was brought to this area from Spain in the early 16th century. Numerous miracles are attributed to the image.

Currently it is the leading province of the country in terms of tourism, this province has the luxury of having the Punta Cana International Airport which is the most important airport on the island.

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