Hato del Yaque

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Coordinates: 19°28′N 70°46′W / 19.467°N 70.767°W / 19.467; -70.767 Hato Del Yaque is a municipal district in the province of Santiago, Dominican Republic. Its urban centre is located 10 km west of the city of Santiago de los caballeros.
Hato del yaque had a population of 25,816 people in 2002. The population of its urban center in 2002 was 18,354 people.

In 1979 Hurricane David destroyed many homes alongside the river in the city of Santiago. Most of those people were relocated in what is now the town of Hato del Yaque.

Information[edit]

  • Area: 39.3 km2 / 15.17 mi2
  • Population as 2002: 25,816
  • Urban Population: 18,354
  • Rural Population: 7,462
  • Mayor: Gernaro A. Diaz

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal district of Hato del Yaque is subdivided into four Secciones (or Sectors, which are subdivided into Barrios (or Neighborhoods), and or rural villages.
Hato del Yaque is subdivided into:

  1. Hato del Yaque
  2. Hato del Yaque Arriba
  3. Aciba
  4. Guayacanal

Neighborhoods[edit]

The town of Hato del Yaque is Subdivided into the following neighborhoods.

  1. Monseñor Eliseo Pérez Sánchez
  2. Villa Progreso
  3. Urb. Dr. Grullón
  4. La Mina
  5. Hermanas Mirabal
  6. El Tamarindo
  7. San Antonio
  8. La Paz
  9. Las Colinas
  10. Los Jiménez
  11. El Portón
  12. Los Letreros
  13. El Porton
  14. La Rinconada
  15. Barrio Balaguer
  16. Tres Pasitos
  17. Villa Fatima
  18. Los Guandules
  19. Villa Bao
  20. Brisas del Yaque
  21. Cerros del Yaque
  22. Praderas del Yaque

website HatodelYaque.com

This picture of a rainbow was taken at a rice field in the village of El muro, Hato del yaque