San Pedro de Macorís

San Pedro de Macorís (sän pāˈħrō ħā mäkōrēsˈ) [key], city (1993 pop. 123,987), SE Dominican Republic, on the Caribbean Sea at the mouth of the Higuamo River. It is the nation's leading sugar port. Textiles and alcohol are produced there.

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