in Pedernales of Provincia de Pedernales, Dominican Republic

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
18.171 and -71.741 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 18° 10' 15" and W -71° 44' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - DOP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:28 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Santo_Domingo
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:21 am and 7:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-21.882 and 114.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
North West Cape
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Discover Mencía

Mencía in Pedernales (Provincia de Pedernales) is a city in Dominican Republic about 117 mi (or 189 km) west of Santo Domingo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Mencía is now 06:28 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Santo Domingo with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Mencía, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Dominican Republic is Cabo Rojo Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 29 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers in Haiti at a distance of 97 mi (or 156 km).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pedernales, Jimani, Neiba, Fundacion and Santa Cruz de Barahona. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 87 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 41%
Air Pressure 1015.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 20th of July 2019

29°C (85 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 21st of July 2019

31°C (88 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of July 2019

31°C (87 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

School of Samaritain. anse-a-pitres

Published: October 21, 2012
Length: 33:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rafael perez yan



Published: December 26, 2009
Length: 22:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hjalmarm

video sin editar, 1:30 P.M. del 8 noviembre 2009 objetivo del rally: cruce de toda la frontera DOMINICO-HAITIANA, llegar a Pedernales (bahia de las aguilas) el 8 de nov. by Hjalmar Martinez.


Published: November 18, 2009
Length: 41:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: hjalmarm


Published: December 26, 2009
Length: 11:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: hjalmarm

Los Cacaos Community Development Project

Published: May 01, 2008
Length: 57:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Conklin

This village is on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic and shows how an isolated community can be changed for good when people care to do something about it.

La Manigua, Pedernales

Published: November 05, 2007
Length: 04:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Juan Pichardo

Fundacion Moises Baez Guerrero. Imagenes de las condiciones en que viven los habitantes en el poblado de "La Manigua", Provincia de Pedernales Republica Dominicana. Ayudemos a construir un.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


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Located at 18.0431, -71.7583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haiti, Sud-Est Department, Dominican Republic–Haiti border crossings, Communes of Haiti

Pedernales, Pedernales

The Dominican city of Pedernales is the capital of the Pedernales Province, in the Dominican Republic. It is located in the southwest of the country. As it is located on the border, there is a crossing to the Haitian town of Anse-à-Pitres.

Located at 18.0333, -71.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Dominican Republic, Pedernales Province, Dominican Republic–Haiti border crossings

Pedernales River (Hispaniola)

The Pedernales River (Hispaniola) is a river of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. It forms the southernmost part of the international boundary between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Located at 18.0333, -71.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of the Dominican Republic, Rivers of Haiti, Dominican Republic–Haiti border, International rivers of North America

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Flor de Oro, Agua Negra, Colonia Agrícola, Colonia Agrícola Mencía, Mencía