kids encyclopedia robot

Arroyo Barril, Samaná facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Arroyo Barril
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Samaná
Municipality since
2003
Area
 • Total 35.43 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 11,007
 • Density 311/km2 (810/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,417
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (AST)
Distance 12 km (7.5 mi) to Samaná

Arroyo Barril is a Municipal district of Santa Bárbara de Samaná, Samaná province in the Dominican Republic . It is on the south coast of the Samaná Peninsula, on the coast of Samaná Bay.

It was made a municipal district on May 1, 2003.

Population

In the last national census (2010), the district had a total population of 11,007: 5,591 men and 5,416 women. The urban population was 22% of the total population.

Economy

The most important economic activities of Arroyo Barril are the same of the province: agriculture, fishing and tourism.

The Arroyo Barril Airport is in this place; it is a national airport with flights to other airports in the country.

kids search engine
Arroyo Barril, Samaná Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.