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For other uses, see Santo Domingo (disambiguation).
Santo Domingo
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Santo Domingo Este
 - coordinates 18°29′36″N 69°52′00″W / 18.49333°N 69.86667°W / 18.49333; -69.86667Coordinates: 18°29′36″N 69°52′00″W / 18.49333°N 69.86667°W / 18.49333; -69.86667
Area 1,296.35 km2 (501 sq mi)
Population 3,263,053 (2014) [1]
Density 2,517 / km2 (6,519 / sq mi)
Province since 2001
Subdivisions 8 municipalities
7 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
36 Deputies
Timezone AST (UTC-4)
Area code 1–809 1–829 1–849
ISO 3166-2 DO-32
Postal Code 10700 to 11999
Location of the Santo Domingo Province

Santo Domingo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from the Distrito Nacional on October 16, 2001.[2]

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

As of June 20, 2006, the province is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal – D. M.) within them:[3]

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2012 census. Urban population are those living in the seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities or of municipal districts. Rural population are those living in the districts (Secciones literally sections) and neighborhoods (Parajes literally places) outside of them.[4]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Los Alcarrizos 263,861 181,175 82,686
Boca Chica 123,510 53,326 70,184
Pedro Brand 103,685 72,366 31,319
San Antonio de Guerra 102,586 59,631 42,955
San Luis 301,062 203,209 97,853
Santo Domingo Este 701,269 402,901 298,368
Santo Domingo Norte 705,983 589,047 116,936
Santo Domingo Oeste 693,255 557,999 135,256
Santo Domingo province 2,995,211 2,119,654 875,557

For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.


  1. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  2. ^ EL CONGRESO NACIONAL. "Ley No. 163-01 que crea la provincia de Santo Domingo, y modifica los Artículos 1 y 2 de la Ley No. 5220, sobre División Territorial de la República Dominicana." (in Spanish). Archived from the original on May 18, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  3. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos. "Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  4. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Censos y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-01-11. 

External links[edit]

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25 news items

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 05:04:18 -0700

In a statement, Santo Domingo province prosecutor Olga Dina Llaverías said the ruling sets a precedent on air pollution cases. "This sentence is a message to persons whose action are polluting or causing harm to the environment, they know they will ...


Tue, 09 Jun 2015 06:32:36 -0700

The Dominican Republic is renowned for its beautiful beaches and the Bachata, a sensual and romantic Afro-Caribbean dance. Boca Chica in the Santo Domingo province hosts a Bachata festival the BachaTu. Thousands of Bachata aficionados from across ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Fri, 01 May 2015 04:47:45 -0700

Santo Domingo province prosecutor Olga Diná Llaverías on Thursday announced the arrest of 12 drivers linked to an assault Tuesday of a school bus with 50 students in Boca Chica headed to the Book Fair. The drivers who took part in the incident also ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:24:31 -0700

Santo Domingo.- A Santo Domingo province court today Tuesday will hear a request for pretrial detention against four Venezuelan pilots and two Dominican mechanics charged with trying to steal a plane impounded at Higüero Airport, allegedly owned by ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:24:44 -0800

Santo Domingo.– The opposition PRD party presidential candidate Miguel Vargas yesterday toured El Valiente, Barrio Lindo and La Caleta, east of the Santo Domingo province, where he delivered a message of hope. Vargas said in La Caleta that the PRD ...
Fox News Latino
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:45:00 -0800

Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee provided lunch to more than 200 children from low-income families at an event sponsored by his foundation in the Dominican Republic's Santo Domingo province. The reggaeton artist traveled to El Tamarindo, a residential ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:40:27 -0800

Santo Domingo.- Public Works minister Gonzalo Castillo on Wednesday announced the opening of several major highways and roads in the coming days, located in the Cibao and South regions and Santo Domingo province. The official said spans of the ...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:18:45 -0700

... August 19th, 2007. A boy of 16 was reported dead and several injured in the Dominican Republic as Dean swept by to the south, sending great waves crashing onto its shores, the governor of eastern Santo Domingo province Eladio Martinez said on radio.

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