Castillo (Duarte)

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Castillo
Castillo is located in the Dominican Republic
Castillo
Castillo
Coordinates: 19°13′12″N 70°1′48″W / 19.22000°N 70.03000°W / 19.22000; -70.03000Coordinates: 19°13′12″N 70°1′48″W / 19.22000°N 70.03000°W / 19.22000; -70.03000
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Duarte
Founded n.a.
Municipality since 1907
Area[1]
 • Total 133.68 km2 (51.61 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 20,258
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
 • Urban 8,965
Municipal Districts 0

Castillo is a municipality of the Duarte Province in the Dominican Republic.

It was named after General Manuel María Castillo, hero of the Dominican Restoration.

The first inhabitants came to the area between 1718 and 1730 from foreign and neighboring communities, such as San Francisco de Macorís, Salcedo, Moca, and La Vega.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica