Neiba

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Neiba
Neyba
Coat of arms of Neiba
Coat of arms
Neiba is located in the Dominican Republic
Neiba
Neiba
Location in the Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 18°29′24″N 71°25′12″W / 18.49000°N 71.42000°W / 18.49000; -71.42000
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Baoruco
Founded 1735
Municipality 1844
Area[1]
 • Total 275.33 km2 (106.31 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2012)[3]
 • Total 53,605
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Demonym Neibero(a)
Distance to
- Santo Domingo

230 km
Municipal Districts 1

Neiba (also spelt Neyba) is a city in the southwest of the Dominican Republic. It is the capital city of the Baoruco province, and is located 180 kilometres west of the national capital, Santo Domingo, close to the shore of Lake Enriquillo, the largest lake in the West Indies. Most black Dominicans reside in this state, 45%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ De la Fuente, Santiago (1976). Geografía Dominicana (in Spanish). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Editora Colegial Quisqueyana. 
  3. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica