La Vega Province

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This article is about the province in the Dominican Republic. For other uses, see Las Vegas (disambiguation).
Coordinates: 19°13′12″N 70°31′48″W / 19.22000°N 70.53000°W / 19.22000; -70.53000
La Vega
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Concepción de La Vega
 - elevation 100 m (328 ft)
 - coordinates 19°13′12″N 70°31′48″W / 19.22000°N 70.53000°W / 19.22000; -70.53000
Area 2,287.24 km2 (883 sq mi)
Population 447,905 (2014) [1]
Density 196 / km2 (508 / sq mi)
Province since 1844
Subdivisions 4 municipalities
7 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
8 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1–809 1–829 1–849
ISO 3166-2 DO-13
Postal Code 41000
Location of the La Vega Province
Jimenoa waterfall, Jarabacoa

La Vega (Spanish pronunciation: [la ˈβeɣa]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. Until 1992 it included what is now Monseñor Nouel province.

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]

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

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]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Concepción de la Vega 235,698 101,585 134,113
Constanza 85,240 40,019 45,221
Jarabacoa 69,855 32,585 37,270
Jima Abajo 29,685 27,796 1,889
La Vega province 420,478 201,985 218,493

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 January 11, 2012. 

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