Independencia Province

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Coordinates: 18°29′24″N 71°51′0″W / 18.49000°N 71.85000°W / 18.49000; -71.85000
Independencia
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Jimaní
 - elevation 31 m (102 ft)
 - coordinates 18°29′24″N 71°51′0″W / 18.49000°N 71.85000°W / 18.49000; -71.85000
Area 2,006.44 km2 (775 sq mi)
Population 74,583 (2014) [1]
Density 37 / km2 (96 / sq mi)
Province since 1948
Subdivisions 6 municipalities
6 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
2 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-10
Postal Code 83000
Location of Independencia Province

Independencia (Spanish pronunciation: [indepenˈdenθja]) is a province of the Dominican Republic, located in the west, on the border with Haiti. It was split from Baoruco Province in 1950.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

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

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts, with population figures as of the 2012 census. 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 of them.[3]

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

South shore of Lake Enriquillo, looking northward to the Sierra de Neiba mountains, Independencia Province, Dominican Republic (2007)
Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Cristóbal 5,908 2,560 3,348
Duvergé 19,598 13,668 5,930
Jimaní 13,992 7,096 6,896
La Descubierta 6,990 4,127 2,863
Mella 3,008 2,220 788
Postrer Río 5,289 2,255 3,034
Independencia province 54,785 31,926 22,859

See also[edit]

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. "Censos y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-01-11. 

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