Juan Santiago, Elías Piña

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Juan Santiago
Juan Santiago is located in the Dominican Republic
Juan Santiago
Juan Santiago
Coordinates: 18°42′0″N 71°34′48″W / 18.70000°N 71.58000°W / 18.70000; -71.58000
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Elías Piña
Area[1]
 • Total 107.15 km2 (41.37 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 2,989
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,104
Distance to
 – Comendador

46 km
Municipalities 0

Juan Santiago is a Dominican municipality in the Elías Piña Province.

History[edit]

Juan Santiago was elevated to the category of municipal district of Comendador by the law 916 of 12 August 1978. Then it was elevated to the category of municipality.

Economy[edit]

The main economic activity of the municipality is agriculture.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda,Oficina Nacional de Estadistica

Coordinates: 18°42′14″N 71°35′24″W / 18.70402°N 71.59012°W / 18.70402; -71.59012