San Juan Province (Dominican Republic)

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Coordinates: 18°48′36″N 71°13′48″W / 18.81000°N 71.23000°W / 18.81000; -71.23000
San Juan
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital San Juan de la Maguana
 - elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
 - coordinates 18°48′36″N 71°13′48″W / 18.81000°N 71.23000°W / 18.81000; -71.23000
Area 3,569.39 km2 (1,378 sq mi)
Population 317,293 (2014) [1]
Density 89 / km2 (231 / sq mi)
Province since 1938
Subdivisions 6 municipalities
17 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
5 Deputies
Timezone AST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-22
Postal Code 72000
Location of the San Juan Province

San Juan (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsaŋ ˈxwan]) is a province of the Dominican Republic.[2] Before 1961 it was known as Benefactor.

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:[3]

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.[4]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Bohechío 9,652 4,208 5,444
El Cercado 25,688 2,585 23,103
Juan de Herrera 12,963 6,952 6,011
Las Matas de Farfán 70,586 35,054 35,532
San Juan de la Maguana 169,032 119,581 49,451
Vallejuelo 12,555 1,006 11,549
San Juan province 300,476 154,386 146,090

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

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. ^ Gwillim Law - Statoids. "Provinces of the Dominican Republic". Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ 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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