Geographic Regions of the Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is divided into three macro-regions, which are in turn divided into ten regions.[1][2]

In 1858 the country was divided in 3 departments: Cibao (North), Ozama (Southwest), and Seybo (Southeast).[3]

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Regional divisions and actual provinces of the Dominican Republic
Macro-regions Regions Provinces
Cibao Cibao Nordeste[4] Duarte
Hermanas Mirabal
María Trinidad Sánchez
Samaná
Cibao Noroeste[5] Dajabón
Monte Cristi
Santiago Rodríguez
Valverde
Cibao Norte[6] Espaillat
Puerto Plata
Santiago
Cibao Sur[7] La Vega
Monseñor Nouel
Sánchez Ramírez
Sur Valdesia[8] Azua
Peravia
San José de Ocoa
San Cristóbal
El Valle[9] Elías Piña
San Juan
Enriquillo[10] Barahona
Bahoruco
Independencia
Pedernales
Oriental Ozama[11] Distrito Nacional
Santo Domingo
Higüamo[12] Hato Mayor
Monte Plata
San Pedro de Macorís
Yuma[13] El Seibo
La Romana
La Altagracia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Los cambios territoriales a partir de la segunda mitad del siglo XX" (in Spanish). Educando. March 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Marcano, José E. "División regional de la República Dominicana". Jmarcano.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Montero Sánchez, Juan A. "La división política del territorio dominicano, desde su constitución como Estado hasta 2013" (in Spanish). Observatorio Político Dominicano. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Region Cibao Nordeste". Retrieved 2009. 
  5. ^ "Region Cibao Noroeste". Retrieved 2009. 
  6. ^ "Region Cibao Norte". Retrieved 2009. 
  7. ^ "Region Cibao Sur". Retrieved 2009. 
  8. ^ "Region Valdesia". Retrieved 2009. 
  9. ^ "Region El Valle". Retrieved 2009. 
  10. ^ "Region Enriquillo". Retrieved 2009. 
  11. ^ "Region Ozama". Retrieved 2009. 
  12. ^ "Region Higüamo". Retrieved 2009. 
  13. ^ "Region Del Yuma". Retrieved 2009.