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One of the oldest settlements in Spain’s New World empire, Santiago is the country’s second-largest city, spilling over its original border, the Río Yaque del Norte. This sprawling place churns out rum and cigars, feeding off the large-scale tobacco and sugarcane plantations that dominate the valley. The Cordillera Central to the west and Cordillera Septentrional to the north hem in the city, which is divided by the Duarte Hwy.

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