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Santiago de los Caballeros

Full nameSantiago
Official nameSantiago de los Caballeros
Settlement typeCity
MottoIn Spanish, La ciudad corazón
CountryDominican Republic Dominican Republic
MunicipalitySantiago de los Caballeros
GovernorRaul Martinez
MayorGilberto Serulle
SenatorJulio Cesar Valentin
Total Area29 sq mi (75 km2)
Elevation574.1 ft (175 m)
Total Population1329078 (2002)
Density (pop.)5187/km2 (13434.3/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)1507418
Other information
Municipal districts5

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Santiago de los Caballeros (English: Saint James of the Gentlemen) is a city in the Dominican Republic. Founded in 1495 during the first wave of European colonization of the New World, today Santiago (the first "Santiago" of the Americas) is the second largest metropolis in the Dominican Republic, located in the north-central region of the Republic known as Cibao valley. This city is the capital of Santiago Province.

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