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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
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:26:15 -0700

Santo Domingo province Permanent Attention Court on Wednesday ruled three months of pretrial incarceration at la Victoria Prison for 11 bus drivers charged with threatening to torch a school bus with 50 children inside, during an incident in the resort ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Tue, 19 May 2015 06:50:09 -0700

The protest was announced while the prosecution appealed the ruling acquitting Rodriguez handed down by the Santo Domingo Province Instruction Court on March 27. The organizations said various marches, pickets and meetings will be held as warm-ups ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 11 May 2015 06:16:03 -0700

As with producers of Guerra, Chirino, Santo Domingo province and other areas, the cane harvested will be to make panela, which overseas markets demand. Medina also announced construction of a road to link San Jose de Los Llanos with the port will start ...

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
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:22:39 -0700

Boca Chica media report that Santo Domingo Province Office of the Prosecutor had issued warrants to arrest the drivers, identified by investigators through videos aired on several TV channels. The drivers intercepted the bus 25 kilometers east of the ...

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 ...

Dominican Today

Dominican Today
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:40:35 -0700

A Santo Domingo province court last wee sent the four pilots and two Dominican mechanics to three months of pretrial detention, indicted in the attempted theft of a plane in the international airport at Higuero, seized in the heels of the Peravia bank ...
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