San Juan de la Maguana

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San Juan de la Maguana
San Juan de la Maguana is located in the Dominican Republic
San Juan de la Maguana
San Juan de la Maguana
San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 18°48′36″N 71°13′48″W / 18.81000°N 71.23000°W / 18.81000; -71.23000Coordinates: 18°48′36″N 71°13′48″W / 18.81000°N 71.23000°W / 18.81000; -71.23000
Country  Dominican Republic
Province San Juan
Founded 1503
Area[1]
 • Total 1,876.21 km2 (724.41 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 415 m (1,362 ft)
Population (2012)[3]
 • Total 169,032
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Demonym Sanjuanero(a)
Distance to
 – Santo Domingo

200 km
Municipal Districts
9

San Juan de la Maguana is the capital city and the largest city in the province of San Juan and is the 10th largest city in the Dominican Republic.

The term Maguana means "the first stone, the unique stone".

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