Sánchez Ramírez Province

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Coordinates: 19°03′36″N 70°09′00″W / 19.06000°N 70.15000°W / 19.06000; -70.15000
Sánchez Ramírez
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Cotuí
 - elevation 66 m (217 ft)
 - coordinates 19°03′36″N 70°09′00″W / 19.06000°N 70.15000°W / 19.06000; -70.15000
Area 1,196.13 km2 (462 sq mi)
Population 248,807 (2014) [1]
Density 208 / km2 (539 / sq mi)
Province since 1952
Subdivisions 4 municipalities
8 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
3 Deputies
Timezone AST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-24
Postal Code 43000
Location of the Sánchez Ramírez Province

Sánchez Ramírez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsantʃes ɾaˈmiɾes]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from Duarte in 1952, and is named after Brigadier Juan Sánchez Ramírez, hero of the Battle of Palo Hincado (1808) at which Spanish rebels defeated the French occupying forces.

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.[2]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Cevicos 12,589 4,285 8,304
Cotuí 79,596 48,998 30,598
Fantino 22,487 8,587 13,900
La Mata 42,785 11,478 31,307
Sánchez Ramírez province 157,457 73,348 84,109

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. ^ a b 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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