Barahona Province

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Coordinates: 18°12′0″N 71°06′0″W / 18.20000°N 71.10000°W / 18.20000; -71.10000
Barahona
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Santa Cruz de Barahona
 - elevation 10 m (33 ft)
 - coordinates 18°12′0″N 71°06′0″W / 18.20000°N 71.10000°W / 18.20000; -71.10000
Area 1,739.38 km2 (672 sq mi)
Population 232,818 (2014) [1]
Density 134 / km2 (347 / sq mi)
Province since 1881
Subdivisions 11 municipalities
11 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
7 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-04
Postal Code 81000
Location of the Barahona Province

Barahona (Spanish pronunciation: [baɾaˈona]) is a province of the Dominican Republic.The Barahona Coast is located on the southwestern part of the Dominican Republic approximately three hours drive from Santo Domingo the capital of the Dominican Republic.

Sea Cliff on Caribbean coast near El Quemaíto, Barahona Province, 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]

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
Cabral 12,623 8,371 4,252
El Peñón 4,022 2,014 2,008
Enriquillo 9,923 5,911 4,012
Fundación 6,212 1,152 5,060
Jaquimeyes 4,422 1,898 2,524
La Ciénaga 8,023 1,604 6,419
Paraíso 16,223 9,014 7,209
Polo 7,895 4,244 3,651
Salinas 4,992 3,940 1,052
Santa Cruz de Barahona 138,470 123,616 14,854
Vicente Noble 20,013 9,854 10,159
Barahona province 232,818 171,618 61,200

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. "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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