Higüey, or in full Salvaleón de Higüey, is the capital city of the eastern , in the , and the eighth largest city of that country.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a Roman Catholic minor basilica and cathedral in dedicated to Our Lady of Altagracia, patroness of the nation. Photo: Celiovmota, CC BY-SA 3.0.


18.6128° or 18° 36' 46.1" north
-68.712° or 68° 42' 43.1" west
Open Location Code
95 metres (312 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 250651118
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Asturian: Higüey
  • Catalan: Higüey
  • Cebuano: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Chinese: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Chinese: 伊圭
  • Czech: Higüey
  • Czech: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Dutch: Higuey
  • Dutch: Higüey
  • English: Higüey, Dominican Republic
  • English: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Esperanto: Higüey
  • French: Higuey
  • French: Higüey
  • German: Higüey
  • German: Salvaleon de Higüey
  • German: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Hebrew: איגוויי
  • Hungarian: Higüey
  • Indonesian: Higüey
  • Italian: Higüey
  • Italian: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Japanese: イグエイ
  • Kazakh: Игуэй
  • Korean: 이구에이
  • Lithuanian: Higvėjus
  • Min Nan Chinese: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Persian: ایگوی
  • Polish: Higuey
  • Polish: Higüey
  • Polish: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Portuguese: Higüey
  • Russian: Игуэй
  • Russian: Игёй
  • Spanish: Alcalde
  • Spanish: Higüey
  • Spanish: Rafael Baron Duluc Rijo (Cholitín)
  • Spanish: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Swedish: Higuey
  • Swedish: Higüey
  • Swedish: Salvaleon de Higuey
  • Swedish: Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Thai: ซัลบาเลออนเดอิเกวย์
  • Turkish: hüişlkç
  • Ukrainian: Ігуей
  • Urdu: ایغوئے
  • Waray (Philippines): Salvaleón de Higüey
  • Salvaleon de Higueey
  • 이궤이

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