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Stone carving representing King Charles I of Spain with the Pillars of Hercules topped by the crowns of Spain and the Holy Roman Empire.  The Cathedral of Santo Domingo, Cathedral of Santa Maria La Menor, was the first cathedral built in the Americas, completed about 1540 A.D.  It is a Minor Basilica. and is located in the old Colonial City of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.