The capital of the country is the city of Santo Domingo -full name Santo Domingo de Guzman , located in the south part of the island. Originally a single city located within the province Distrito Nacional (National District), it has now been divided into a Province of Santo Domingo and the National District. The Province of Santo Domingo is comprised of several municipalities: Santo Domingo Norte(North Santo Domingo), Santo Domingo Este (East Santo Domingo- Provincial Capital), Santo Domingo Oeste(West Santo Domingo) and Boca Chica. The Ozama River serves a natural border between the National District and the Province of Santo Domingo. Thus the capital city of the Country is the City of Santo Domingo de Guzman, Province of National District. The second largest city is Santiago de los Caballeros, more commonly referred to as simply Santiago.
By using your international cell phone rentals in the Dominican Republic you can easily navigate Santa Domingo.