Puerto Plata

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Puerto Plata,

city (1993 pop. 85,042), N Dominican Republic, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the major northern port of the country, serving Santiago de los Caballeros and other inland towns. Dairy and cacao products are made there. The surrounding region contains among the largest deposits of amber in the world. Tourism has become Puerto Plata's economic mainstay, and resort beaches have been quickly developed. Nearby are the ruins of Columbus' first settlement in the New World.

Puerto Plata


a city in the Dominican Republic, capital of Puerto Plata Province. Population, 74,500 (1970). Puerto Plata is a port on the Atlantic Ocean and has a railroad station. Tobacco, sugar, coffee, cacao, hard woods, and hides are exported. Industry includes sugar production and the primary processing of agricultural raw materials. The city is the trading center for an agricultural area. Puerto Plata was founded in 1503.

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