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Puerto Plata is a natural port that ... More was discovered by Christopher Columbus in the 1490s, and is located in one of the Dominican Republic’s Northern provinces. The first fort in the New World, Fuerto di San Felipe, was built here in 1540, and the port was an important stop on the trade route between the Americas and Europe. Spanish traders moved south during the 1600s to Santo Domingo, Cuba and Puerto Rico, leaving Puerto Plata to pirates. Having become a haven for illicit activities, the city was destroyed by Spanish royal decree, but was rebuilt in the 1740s by Spanish immigrants from the Canary Islands. As the capital of the province, Puerto Plata is also the largest city in this part of the country.
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