Samaná (Santa Bárbara de Samaná) is a city on the Samaná peninsula, in the Dominican Republic. It has a viewpoint towards Samaná Bay, which is home to thousands of humpback whales during the mating season, which occurs in winter. The main attraction of the Whale Museum is a large skeleton of a whale. The town’s seafront promenade, the Malecón, has restaurants and bars. Cayo Levantado, located in the bay, is a small island known for its palm-lined beaches.
Samaná (Spanish pronunciation: [samaˈna]) is a province of the Dominican Republic in the Samaná Peninsula located in the eastern region. Its capital is Santa Bárbara de Samaná, usually known as Samaná.[1]

The province is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the northeastern part of the Dominican Republic. It is known for the mountains of which it is almost entirely formed. Samaná has numerous beaches. It was originally larger covering the area of what is now the María Trinidad Sánchez province, before being divided during the Trujillo era.

The Samaná province is occupied by the Sierra de Samaná mountain range, which reaches many of the coastal areas. The highest mountain in this range (and in the province) is located in the eastern portion and is called La Meseta. Samaná has a tropical rainforest climate, with an annual average temperature of 25.9 degrees Celsius. Annual precipitation in the Sierra de Samaná is greater than 2,000 millimeters. There are numerous rivers and streams throughout the province, including the final part of the Yuna River, which flows into the western end of the Samaná Bay.

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