Santa Cruz de Barahona

Santa Cruz de Barahona (sänˈtä krōs dā bäräōˈnä) [key] or Barahona bäräōˈnä, city (1993 pop. 61,600), SW Dominican Republic, on Neiba Bay, an arm of the Caribbean Sea. Santa Cruz de Barahona is a provincial capital and a port. It has a sugar industry and is a commercial and processing center for an agricultural region.

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