Santiago is considered the richest region of the Dominican Republic, per capita. It is surrounded by high mountains that for years have protected against hurricanes and allows its slopes develop dense tropical forests in the mountains, which are among the highest in the region.
The province provides 11.3% of the savings to the system of commercial banks in the Dominican Republic, which in turn invests only 6.2% of its loans in the province. The savings and loan industry in Santiago, is relatively strong.
Places near Santiago
Located in the heart of the Cordillera Central, Jarabacoa stands on a plateau of 525 meters above sea level. Bordered on the north La Vega, with Monsignor Nouel southeast, south and Jánico Constance northwest.
It has an impressive nature. For this municipality passes Yaque del Norte River (300 km), three stunning waterfalls: the Jimenoa 1, 2 and Baiguate Falls. It is close to Pico Duarte (the largest of the Antilles to 3175 m).
This town is known for its wonderful spring weather, with an average temperature of 22 ° C. It is the cradle of our ecological wealth, where several high-risk sports and enjoying the beautiful scenery of Montana.
The city is about 2 ½ hours from Santo Domingo and just 25 mints of Santiago.