Azua Province

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Coordinates: 18°27′36″N 70°44′24″W / 18.46000°N 70.74000°W / 18.46000; -70.74000
Azua
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Azua de Compostela
 - elevation 83 m (272 ft)
 - coordinates 18°27′36″N 70°44′24″W / 18.46000°N 70.74000°W / 18.46000; -70.74000
Area 2,531.77 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population 298,246 (2014) [1]
Density 118 / km2 (306 / sq mi)
Province since 1844
Governor Luis Antonio Vargas Ramírez
Subdivisions 10 municipalities
22 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
4 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-02
Postal Code 71000
Location of the Azua Province

Azua (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈaswa]) is a province of the Dominican Republic.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

The province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - D.M.) within them:[2]

Population[edit]

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2014 estimate. 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 them.The population figures are from the 2014 population estimate.[3]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Azua de Compostela 125,487 88,493 36,994
Estebanía 8,522 4,407 4,115
Guayabal 6,855 3,464 3,391
Las Charcas 12,823 6,173 6,650
Padre Las Casas 42,321 21,965 20,356
Peralta 17,252 5,731 11,521
Pueblo Viejo 13,522 3,825 9,697
Sabana Yegua 24,051 6,944 17,107
Tábara Arriba 25,212 12,644 12,568
Yayas de Viajama 22,201 15,761 6,440
Azua province 298,246 169,407 128,839

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

See also[edit]

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. ^ 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). Archived from the original on 14 March 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2007. 
  3. ^ 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. 

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