is a town in the Duarte Province of the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries...
This town is situated between the town of Cotuí
Cotuí is a city in the Dominican Republic and is one of the oldest cities of the New World. It is the capital of Sánchez Ramírez Province in the Cibao. It was founded in the year 1510 by Rodrigo de Trujillo for order of Nicolas de Ovando, who was the governor of Hispaniola. Cotuí was the name of...
and San Francisco de Macorís
San Francisco de Macorís is a city in the Dominican Republic. It is also the capital of the Duarte Province. It has had a very active role in the shaping of Dominican history, as it is known as one of, if not the most, politically active cities in the country. It is located in the northeast portion...
, about 12 km from the city of San Francisco de Macorís and a greater distance from the City of Cotui already some 120 kilometers from the capital Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic. Its metropolitan population was 2,084,852 in 2003, and estimated at 3,294,385 in 2010. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River...
The town has a population of approximately 20,000 persons
It is located in a rice zone of great importance in this country and its economy is very focused on this activity.
The festival of Nuestra Sra. del Carmen, who is the patron saint of the town is held from 7 to July 16.
The municipality of Las Guárana is divided into different sectors: San Juan, Pueblo Nuevo, Ernesto Reyes, Church, Las Flores, Agua Viva Up and Down Agua Viva, San Jose, Las Mercedes, the Gena, Gardens, or the Street Corner the Gena, Factory, Aurelia, the Riveras and urbanization Dario gift. Its center is the crossing of the channel where it is the most business in this town.