Santo Domingo de Guzmán (known as Santo Domingo) population 2,084,852 (Metro) (2003), estimated 2,253,437 (Metro) in 2006, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic, and the second largest in the Caribbean. The city is located in the Caribbean Sea at the mouth of the Ozama River. It is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas, and was the first seat of Spanish colonial rule in the New World . In 1930, the city of Santo Domingo was almost completely demolished by a tropical hurricane called San Zenon. Dictator Rafael Trujillo, the incumbent at the time, reconstructed the city and named it Ciudad Trujillo after himself. After his assassination in 1961, Ciudad Trujillo became Santo Domingo de Guzman, the current name. Santo Domingo de Guzman is within the boundaries of the Distrito Nacional (D.N.) and the Santo Domingo Province surrounds it. In 2001 a law was approved making Santo Domingo de Guzmán (The City & D.N) less than 200 km² in size, making it the smallest administrative division in the country.
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jmdias (56185) 2008-10-11 4:53
belo enquadramento com as linahs das mesas e suas cores dialogando com a cor do guarda-chuva. os troncos fazem uma bela moldura também
ribeiroantonio (22637) 2008-10-11 17:17
Desculpa lá mas tens na tua galeria fotos muito melhores e muito mais interessantes do que esta.
riclopes (35577) 2008-10-12 1:39
Olá Elias, até acho piada ao momento capturado. Gosto do enquadramento com as árvores que dá logo a ideia de foto de paparazzi. Graficamente é interessante e o azul claro do chapéu faz um bom contraste de cor.
Stepan (27210) 2008-11-04 23:39
The blue umbrella is quite unexpected as the weather seems to be ok and the man doesn't look like wearing such a pastel thing !!?
Funny and well framed between the trees.