El Seibo Province

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Coordinates: 18°46′12″N 69°2′24″W / 18.77000°N 69.04000°W / 18.77000; -69.04000
El Seibo
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Santa Cruz de El Seibo
 - elevation 117 m (384 ft)
 - coordinates 18°46′12″N 69°2′24″W / 18.77000°N 69.04000°W / 18.77000; -69.04000
Area 1,786.80 km2 (690 sq mi)
Population 110,212 (2014) [1]
Density 62 / km2 (161 / sq mi)
Province since 1844
Subdivisions 2 municipalities
5 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
2 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-08
Postal Code 24000
Location of the El Seibo Province

El Seibo (Spanish pronunciation: [el ˈseiβo]), alternatively spelt El Seybo, is a province of the Dominican Republic. Before 1992 it included what is now Hato Mayor province.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

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


  1. Santa Cruz de El Seibo, head municipality of the province
    1. Pedro Sánchez (M.D.)
    2. San Francisco-Vicentillo (M.D.)
    3. Santa Lucía (M.D.)
  2. Miches
    1. El Cedro (M.D.)
    2. La Gina (M.D.)

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

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Miches 23,141 2,041 21,100
Santa Cruz de El Seibo 87,071 72,551 14,520
El Seibo Province 110,212 74,592 35,620

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

Politics[edit]

In the 2006 elections, one senator and three deputies were elected for the province. The senator is Juan Roberto Rodríguez Hernández from the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD). The deputies are Kenia Milagros Mejía Mercedes of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Juan Maldonado Castro (PRD), and Juan Roberto Rodríguez Hernández (PRD).

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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