|This capital of the Cibao valley is 80 km from Sosua heading towards the center of the island. Traveling there, you cross two chains of mountains. In the main street shops and supermarkets you can find all you need for living.|
Santiago de los Caballeros, so the full name is the second capital of the Dominican Republic.
Bartolome Colon founded the town in 1504 at the site of the Jaragua village.