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Population45,000 (approx.)
CountryDominican Republic
GeographyLocated on the Dominican Republic's northern coastline in the Puerto Plata province.
ClimateSosua, like the rest of the Dominican Republic, enjoys a tropical climate and maintains a state of "eternal summer". Temperatures are steadily hot. From October to February / March there is more rain, though storms are short and clear up quickly.
Average Temperatures Average highs in the 80's ºF (high 20's ºC)all year round
Local fareCombination of Spanish and African influences. Meals generally incorporate all food groups- meat or seafood; rice, plantains or potatoes; salad or vegetable to accompany. National favorites include: quipes or tipili (bulgur salad), chicharrón, yuca, casabe, empanadas, batata, chimichurris, plantains, tostones, dulce de leche, rum, Mama Juana.
Tourist Offices C/ Principal (Plaza Eric House)
Tel: 809 571 3433
Did you know?Sosua was founded in 1940 by a group of 500 German and Austrian Jews when the Dominican Republic became the only country to officially accept Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi repression.
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