Monseñor Nouel Province

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Coordinates: 18°57′0″N 70°24′36″W / 18.95000°N 70.41000°W / 18.95000; -70.41000
Monseñor Nouel
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Bonao
 - elevation 173 m (568 ft)
 - coordinates 18°57′0″N 70°24′36″W / 18.95000°N 70.41000°W / 18.95000; -70.41000
Area 992.39 km2 (383 sq mi)
Population 203,183 (2014) [1]
Density 205 / km2 (531 / sq mi)
Province since 1991
Subdivisions 3 municipalities
7 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
3 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-28
Postal Code 42000
Location of the Monseñor Nouel Province

Monseñor Nouel (Spanish pronunciation: [monseˈɲor nuˈwel]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from La Vega in 1982.

It is named for Monseñor Dr. Adolfo Alejandro Nouel y Bobadilla (1862-1937), Archbishop of Santo Domingo and briefly President of the Republic in 1912-3.

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]

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.

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Bonao 158,034 97,990 60,044
Maimón 18,655 14,069 4,586
Piedra Blanca 24,785 16,090 8,695
Monseñor Nouel province 201,474 120,754 80,720

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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