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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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Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:26:15 -0700

He said Santo Domingo province currently accounts for 36 percent of the national population, and generates 60 percent of waste, hauled by 400 trucks daily, or 112,000 tons of waste monthly. The landfill contractor said the National District accounts ...
Dominican Today
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:33:41 -0700

Santo Domingo.- To contribute to defuse the crisis between Dominican Republic and Haiti, the OAS should adopt realistic assumptions to surmount the distortions, misinformation and lies, said the Herrera and Santo Domingo Province Industrial Association ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:33:12 -0700

Santo Domingo.- San Francisco de Macoris social and community groups staged another in a series of protest this time in front of the Justice Ministry on Wednesday to demand the indictment of that city's mayor Felix Manuel Rodriguez, charged with ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:05:34 -0700

Santo Domingo.- The Justice Ministry's Special Anti-money Laundering Unit on Wednesday warned that lawyers of the brothers Nelson and Winston Rizik, alleged drug traffickers and money launderers, plan to prevent their arraignment . Winston Rizek (El ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:15:29 -0700

Santo Domingo.- The Environment Ministry on Monday announced a halt of all mining and rechanneling of the Haina river, especially near the town Hato Nuevo, Santo Domingo province. The announcement comes just one day after complaints that the ...


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
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 ...

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