Baoruco Province

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Coordinates: 18°29′24″N 71°25′12″W / 18.49000°N 71.42000°W / 18.49000; -71.42000
Bahoruco
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Neiba
 - elevation 30 m (98 ft)
 - coordinates 18°29′24″N 71°25′12″W / 18.49000°N 71.42000°W / 18.49000; -71.42000
Area 1,282.23 km2 (495 sq mi)
Population 111,269 (2014) [1]
Density 87 / km2 (225 / sq mi)
Province since 1943
Subdivisions 5 municipalities
9 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
2 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-03
Postal Code 82000
Baoruco in the Dominican Republic

Bahoruco, alternatively spelt Bahoruco (Spanish pronunciation: [baoˈɾuko]), is a province of the Dominican Republic. Before 1952 it included what is now Independencia Province.

Important features are the Sierra de Neiba mountain range and Lake Enriquillo.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

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

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

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Galván 15,869 7,583 8,286
Los Ríos 9,963 4,113 5,850
Neiba 53,605 40,014 13,591
Tamayo 25,988 10,099 15,889
Villa Jaragua 13,562 10,558 3,004
Bahoruco province 118,987 64,813 54,174

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. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ 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. 

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