The Distrito Nacional is a subdivision of the enclosing the capital . It is not in any of the provinces, but in practice, it acts as a province on its own.

Notable Places in the Area

is a multi-purpose stadium in , , built in 1974 for the XII Central American & Caribbean Games.

is part of the Plaza de la Cultura complex, located in , . Photo: Felix714, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , or Columbus Alcazar, located in , , and forms part of the 's World Heritage Site. is situated 5 km east of Nacional. Photo: Marine 69-71, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Ozama Fortress was built in 1502 by the Spanish at the entrance to , , and overlooking the . is situated 6 km east of Nacional. Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of the , the oldest European city in the Americas, and the most developed city on the island of Hispaniola. Photo: Melvin feliz12, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an area of the containing the capital city of Santo Domingo and its surrounding towns and beaches. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a municipality and the provincial capital of the in the . is situated 10 km east of Nacional. Photo: Максим Улитин, CC BY 3.0.


18.4833° or 18° 29' north
-69.9333° or 69° 56' west
52 metres (171 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Distrito Nacional, Republika Dominicana
  • Basque: Barruti Nazionala
  • Catalan: Distrito Nacional
  • Cebuano: Distrito Nacional
  • Chinese: Distrito Nacional
  • Chinese: 國家特區
  • Dutch: Distrito Nacional
  • English: Distrito Nacional
  • Esperanto: distrikto nacia
  • French: Distrito Nacional
  • German: Distrito Nacional
  • Hebrew: דיסטריטו נסיונאל
  • Japanese: ドミニカ共和国国家地区
  • Korean: 국가 지구
  • Malay: Daerah Negara
  • Min Nan Chinese: Distrito Nacional
  • Persian: دیستریتو ناسیونال
  • Polish: Distrito Nacional
  • Portuguese: Distrito Nacional
  • Slovenian: Distrito Nacional
  • Spanish: Distrito Nacional
  • Thai: ดิสตริโตนาซิโอนัล
  • Turkish: Distrito Nacional
  • Urdu: وفاقی ضلع، جمہوریہ ڈومینیکن
  • Waray (Philippines): Distrito Nacional, Republika Dominicana

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