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San Cristobal

San Cristóbal is a municipality and the capital of the San Cristóbal province in the Dominican Republic. Within the municipality there is one municipal district (distrito municipal): Hato Damas.Sectors5 de abril Canastica El Pomier Hatillo La CruzLa Guandulera La Suiza La Toma Las Flores Lava Pies Los Cacaitos Los MolinasLos MontonesLos Corozos Los Novas Madre Vieja Norte Madre Vieja Sur MedinaMoscú Pueblo Nuevo Sabana ToroVilla Fundación Villa Liberación Villa ValdezZona VerdemiracieloVilla Mercedes Las ArecasVilla LiveracionNajayo ArribaYaguateCambitaDoña AnaHatilloNicoleSan IsidroNiguaHistorySan Cristóbal was founded in the late 16th century. The first Dominican constitution was signed here in 1844. Rafael Trujillo, dictator from 1930 to 1961, was born here in 1891 and buried in 1961 in a plot to end his 30-year regime. He built many monuments in his hometown, such as La Toma, to honor himself.GeographySan Cristobal Is located about on the DR-2 from Santo Domingo and close to Bajos de Haina. It's Located near the coast of the Caribbean Sea. The topography is hilly as you go farther inland into the Cordillera Central mountain range.
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