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For other uses, see Santo Domingo (disambiguation).
Santo Domingo
Province
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.

References[edit]

  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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Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:03:45 -0800

Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry on Friday said it arrested and charged around 12 dump truck drivers caught extracting aggregates from the Haina river (south) in violation of environment Law 64-00. It said the drivers were arrested during a ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:26:04 -0800

In that regard, Peguero said the practice has cut crime by 50% in Santo Domingo province. Both officials spoke in the workshop "Leadership, Discipline and Service" held at National Police headquarters for senior law-enforcement commanders.

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:13:49 -0800

Santo Domingo.- A Santo Domingo province judge on Monday sent Pedro Jose Gutierrez Nova to one year of pretrial detention on charges of forgery and weapons trafficking. The accused, a son of Insurance superintendent and ruling PLD party co-founder ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:17:38 -0800

Santo Domingo.- The Herrera and Santo Domingo Province Industries Association (AEIH) on Monday called the return on equity of the workers' pension fund compared with the Administrators' profits “a great asymmetry.” AEIH president Antonio Taveras said ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:42:34 -0800

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic´s Justice minister on Monday rocked the country´s judiciary, accusing six National District and Santo Domingo province judges, including one who resigned from the Judiciary last week, of running an internal structure ...

Insightcrime.org

Insightcrime.org
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 22:45:37 -0800

... perpetrated by the Dominican police and military(not to mention that the majority of contract killings are attributed to former police), this theory may especially explain the noteworthy crime decrease in the Santo Domingo province, which Bobea ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 05:09:51 -0800

Santo Domingo.- Herrera and Santo Domingo Province Industries Association (AEIH) president Antonio Taveras on Wednesday said the Dominican Republic has great challenges which in his view aren't often understood by its political elite. The business ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 05:55:57 -0800

If here is articulating a new scheme in the electricity sector should not the government be doing things behind the back of this pact, because then what purpose would this call have," said Association of Herrera and Santo Domingo Province Industries ...
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