Espaillat Province

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Coordinates: 19°23′0″N 70°31′0″W / 19.38333°N 70.51667°W / 19.38333; -70.51667
Espaillat
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Moca
 - elevation 183 m (600 ft)
 - coordinates 19°23′0″N 70°31′0″W / 19.38333°N 70.51667°W / 19.38333; -70.51667
Area 838.62 km2 (324 sq mi)
Population 333,401 (2014) [1]
Density 398 / km2 (1,031 / sq mi)
Province since 1885
Subdivisions 4 municipalities
11 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
5 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-09
Postal Code 56000
Location of the Espaillat Province
Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, Moca

Espaillat (Spanish pronunciation: [espaiˈʎat]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It is named for Ulises Francisco Espaillat (1823-1878), the 19th-century author who was briefly President of the Republic in 1876.

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
Cayetano Germosen 10,002 1,582 8,420
Gaspar Hernández 45,202 15,089 30,113
Jamao al Norte 19,652 7,111 12,541
Moca 186,225 162,093 24,132
San Víctor 72,320 4,896 67,424
Espaillat province 333,401 190,771 142,630

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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