Punta Cana is a town located east of the Dominican Republic in the province of La Altagracia. In this locality several resorts are located, whose total area is about 420,000 sqm (equivalent to 42 hectares or 0.42 km²).
Punta Cana is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the countrys main airport, located about 30 km inland, on the road that leads from Higuey to La Romana. This airport handles 64% of all flights arriving in the country, which receives more passengers than the Las Americas International Airport, located in Santo Domingo.
Administratively, Punta Cana is in the municipality of Higuey under the name of Municipal District Tourist Veron Punta Cana borough. This district was according to the census of 2010 a population of 43,982 inhabitants, of whom 37,286 were in urban areas and 6696s rural area